Introduction

The Surgical Site Infection (SSI) toolkit encompasses ASPIRE Measures TEMP 01, TEMP 02, TEMP 03 and GLU 01 with a focus on best avoiding surgical site infections, orthopedic and general surgery.  This toolkit is designed to meet the following objectives:

  • Define surgical site infection classifications and related pathophysiology
  • Discuss risks and outcomes associated with surgical site infections (SSIs)
  • Provide overview of anesthesia related elements in the SSI Prevention Bundle
  • Describe ASPIRE measures supporting SSI prevention 
  • Summarize recommendations based on literature presented

Toolkit

Additional SSI Resources

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