Institute for Healthcare Improvement
Cambridge, Massachusetts, USA
This one-pager for surgeons provides a summary of the evidence behind the interventions to prevent surgical site infection for hip and knee arthroplasty. The interventions are described in more detail in IHI's How-to Guide: Prevent Surgical Site Infection for Hip and Knee Arthroplasty.
This document was initially created as part of the Institute for Healthcare Improvement's Project JOINTS initiative, funded by the federal government.