Clean Cut results, published in JAMA Surgery, achieve a 34% relative risk reduction of surgical site infection
Published in the World Journal of Surgery, this article explores high-quality lighting constraints in surgical settings in low-resource contexts
Calling for a reframing of global surgery into a problem based on the annual number of additional operations needed and not performed - to use the same language as the rest of global health.
Creating trainings aids for improved surgical infection prevention in low-resource hospitals
This protocol describes the CheckList Expansion for Antisepsis and iNfection Control in Cesarean Section (CLEAN-CS) trial evaluating our program's ability to reduce infections following CS and other obstetric and gynecological operations in Ethiopia.
Our survey findings suggest that perioperative clinicians report feeling unsafe at work during the COVID-19 pandemic. In addition, adjunct tools such as the COVID-19 Surgical Patient Checklist can help to improve perceived safety.
This study examines participants' knowledge and confidence post-TOT workshop, and moreover discusses subsequent non-Training of Trainers (TOT) workshops and observed sterile processing practices.
Working in multidisciplinary, interprofessional teams can leverage varied skill sets to enhance innovation and implementation in crisis situations.
This study found a high cancellation rate, most attributable to late start times leading to delays for the remainder of cases, and lack of preoperative patient preparation.
The ongoing, severe shortage of protective equipment and training gaps should be immediately remediated to prevent the loss of healthcare workers in lower-income environments.