Surgical safety-what I can do as a patient

by | Mar 10, 2021 | Uncategorized | 0 comments

I did a lot of work on surgical safety. What I discovered over time is everyone-the surgeon, anesthesiologist, nurses techs., all have a role to play in performing safe surgery. What van you do as a patient if you are scheduled for elective surgery?
  1. Talk to your surgeon about where he/she plans to incise the skin. Then shave the site and shower with 2% Hibiclens (wipes are commercially available). What we are trying to do is to reduce the number and bacteria on the skin!

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