Decreasing Cesarean Surgical Infection Rates by Changing Post Op Care: An Interdisciplinary Approach


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Katherine Rhodes, BSN, RN, CIC, COHN-S,CHSP

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The most common major surgical procedure performed in the U.S is the cesarean section (C-section) which accounts for an estimated 1.2 million deliveries annually in the U.S.1 The incidence of surgical site infection (SSI) following a C-section is 3-15%.2

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