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Compliance with SCIP measures and hospital-associated infections following hip arthroplasty

by jmiller on August 7, 2012

This article (JBJS, Aug) concludes that “Targeting compliance with SCIP infection prevention measures was not associated with additional reductions in infection outcomes following hip replacement.  Furthermore, significant risk of postoperative infections may result from increased perioperative use of VTE prophylaxis.  click here for full-text