ICCS President Phenelle Segal, RN, CIC, recently discussed nasal decolonization with Outpatient Surgery Magazine.
The article, titled "The Nose Knows: Stop Staph Where It Lurks," appears in a special edition of the magazine published in January 2017.
In the piece, Ms. Segal provides insight on a number of issues related to nasal decolonization and efforts to combat surgical site infections (SSIs).
To access the column, found on p. 34 of the issue, click here.
Outpatient Surgery Magazine is a national monthly magazine for physicians, nurses and administrators involved in outpatient surgery. The publication reaches individuals involved in the operation of freestanding ambulatory surgery centers, hospital outpatient surgery departments and office-based surgery suites.