These new, first ever Global guidelines for the prevention of surgical site Infection include a list of 29 concrete recommendations distilled by 20 of the world’s leading experts from 26 reviews of the latest evidence. The recommendations have also been published in The Lancet Infectious Diseases and are designed to address the increasing burden of health care-associated infections on both patients and health care systems globally. This is a world first and will be welcomed by doctors and patients alike. ... Read MoreSurgery
Center for Global Surgery
The Center for Global Surgery is a network of providers and professionals at the University of Utah who envision a world where safe, effective, and affordable surgical and anesthetic care is accessible to all people.
Embedded within the School of Medicine's Department of Surgery, the Center positions surgical faculty, residents, and medical students to participate more closely in solving the most vexing problems in global health.
The mission of the Center for Global Surgery is threefold:
- Address barriers of access to essential surgical care through innovation, research, and advocacy
- Train the next generation of global healthcare leaders
- Participate in bi-directional partnerships that help healthcare providers identify and address the specific surgical care needs of their nation and people.
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"Geospatial Mapping of Surgical Capacity in Zambia". Jen Rosenberg, MD MBA was Research Fellow at the Center for Global Surgery 2016-2017. ... Read MoreSurgery
"Suturing Global Surgery into Global Health". A 2nd year medical student at the University of Utah makes his publishing debut as the result of an op-ed capstone project for a course called "Public Health Perspective on Surgery in the Global Context" (FPMD 5520). ... Read MoreSurgery