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WHO guidelines take aim at surgical infections, superbugs

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The World Health Organization (WHO) released new guidelines aimed at saving lives and cutting healthcare costs by reducing the incidence of some hospital-associated infections.
The 29 recommendations, based on evidence reviews by an expert team, include 13 for the presurgical period and 16 for during and after surgery.
Surgeons and healthcare staff should use the guidelines in tandem with WHO’s Surgical Safety Checklist, the agency said.

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