Welcome to our Research Behind Infection Prevention segment, where Dr. Mohamed Yassin asks top researchers to help us make sense of cutting edge infection prevention research and its findings. 

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Podcast – Episode 30

Do Care Bundles Really Stop SSIs? - AJIC November 2020

Dr. Mohamed Yassin & Kara Mullane, RN, MSN, CIC

November 3, 2020

Today it's all about Surgical site infection prevention bundles! First we'll bring you the summaries of two important articles in the November 2020 American Journal of Infection Control (AJIC) examining the effectiveness of surgical site care bundles in preventing SSIs. Then, Dr. Mohamed Yassin and I share our thoughts and experiences with bundle implementation and effectiveness.

 

Find out more - November 2020 Issue of the American Journal of Infection Control.

This episode brought to by the American Journal of Infection Control (AJIC) and Infection Prevention Spotlight.

More about Dr. Mohamed Yassin:

 

Dr. Mohamed Yassin MD, PHD, is an infectious diseases physician specializing in infection prevention.

 

He is Director of Infectious Diseases, Director of Infectious Diseases Education, and Medical Director of Infection Control and Quality Committee Chair at the University of Pittsburgh Medical Center Mercy, Pennsylvania.  

 

Dr. Yassin has a broad interest in and commitment to healthcare infection prevention with a focus on endoscopic disinfection and multidrug resistant organisms surveillance. He regularly contributes to training upcoming physicians in the classroom and in the hospital and is a member of the American Journal of Infection Control (AJIC) editorial board.