The application of critical thinking to the policies, practices and procedures that are used in the trade of modern body art is tantamount to increased prosperity.
SSI Prevention: Evidence-Based Practices Replace Lingering “Sacred Cows’ in the OR
This report explores the prevention of surgical site infections (SSIs) within the context of evidence-based practices replacing “sacred cows” in the operating room. It focuses on the critical practice of preoperative hair removal.
Although evidence-based practice has eclipsed so-called “sacred cows,” there are some questionable practices that may linger in operating rooms. These sacred cows — an idiom for something immune from question or criticism — are practices that lack scientific evidence and impede clinical progress. Over the last few years there has been a significant shift toward translational research to encourage practitioners to implement research into practice. A key component of that is embracing evidence-based practice.
Takeaways for Your Business
Discover how evidence-based practice is replacing practices that lack scientific evidence
Learn proper practices related to preoperative hair removal
Review how various guidelines and the medical literature address preoperative hair removal