Sara Tavares Nogueira, MD General Surgery Specialist AIS Channel Medical Team Introduction Surgical Site Infections (SSIs) are potential complications associated with any type of surgical procedure. Although SSIs are among the most preventable Health-Associated Infections (HAIs), they still represent a significant burden in terms of patient morbidity and mortality and additional costs to health systems […]
Jordi Farguell Piulachs General Surgery resident Hospital Clínic, Barcelona – Spain Surgical site infections We can define surgical site infection (SSI) as that infection that occurs in the wound created by an invasive surgical procedure. Surgical site infections are one of the most important causes of healthcare-associated infections and are associated with considerable morbidity. It […]
Jordi Farguell Piulachs General Surgery resident Hospital Clinic, Barcelona, Spain Hemostasis To understand patient management and stabilization during bleeding, the mechanisms of hemostasis and thrombosis must be known. Hemostasis can be defined as a regulated and complex process that maintains the blood flow and simultaneously activates a thrombotic response when tissue damage occurs. The main […]
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