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2009-04-27 08:00:00

More Hospitals Following Surgical Infection Prevention Measures, But too Many Patients Remain at Risk AUSTIN, Texas, April 27 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- A new report released today by Consumers Union found that hospitals have made progress following certain surgical infection prevention practices, but that too many patients aren't getting the right care needed to keep them safe.

2008-10-14 12:00:32

Surgical site infections (SSIs) continue to be a serious complication of surgery.

2008-10-02 12:06:58

Ten Georgia hospitals are working to improve clinical quality by preventing and reducing surgical infections.


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ecotone
  • A transitional zone between two communities containing the characteristic species of each.
The word 'ecotone' comes 'eco-' plus a Greek root meaning 'tension'.