Educational resources to improve practice in diagnosis and reporting of surgical site infections (SSIs) and to aid understanding of the implications of a SSI on the patient.
Prevention and control of healthcare-associated infections - everything the National Institute for Heath and Care Exellence (NICE) says in an interactive flowchart.
This guideline covers safe and effective use of medicines in health and social care for people taking 1 or more medicines. It aims to ensure that medicines provide the greatest possible benefit to people by encouraging medicines reconciliation, medication review, and the use of patient decision aids.
This guideline covers routine preoperative tests for people aged over 16 who are having elective surgery. It aims to reduce unnecessary testing by advising which tests to offer people before minor, intermediate and major or complex surgery, taking into account specific comorbidities (cardiovascular, renal and respiratory conditions and diabetes and obesity). It does not cover pregnant women or people having cardiothoracic procedures or neurosurgery.
A national programme for the future delivery of perioperative medicine. This learning programme encompasses the principles of enhanced recovery that we know can deliver better patient experience as well as a more efficient elective care pathway and can lead to the delivery of the best possible quality of care for patients.
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