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What can you do as a patient to reduce Your risk of infection?

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.

Author
Shaylan Zanecki PA-C

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