The risk of post-operative skin infections following a surgery was found to be approximately 2% according to the Scoliosis Research Society that presented at the 24th Annual Meeting of the North American Spine Society. Here are a few things that you can do to prevent superficial skin infection of your incision:
These are a few things you can do to reduce your risk. If you have any questions please do not hesitate to contact your healthcare provider or visit:
https://www.nlm.nih.gov/medlineplus/ency/article/007645.htm for further information.
Shaylan Zanecki PA-C
Director of Patient Safety & Clinical Research