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AHA, AMA and ANA Urge You To Wear A Mask to Help Stop the Spread of COVID-19

Together, the American Hospital Association (AHA), the American Medical Association (AMA), and American Nurses Association (ANA) released a ...
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New Pediatrician at Plymouth Pediatric & Adolescent Medicine

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Message to Our Community: Resuming Time-Sensitive, Elective Services

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For more information click on the links below.

NH DHHS HAI Report

NH Reportable Diseases

NH HAI Plan

List of HAI Reporting Requirements for Hospitals

Guidelines for the Prevention and Control of Norovirus Gastroenteritis

Recommendations for the Prevention and Control of Multidrug-Resistant Organisms (MDROs) and Clostridium Difficile (C-diff)

MRSA FAQ Brochure Steps You Can Take to Prevent Healthcare-Associated Infections

CDC Home Page (good start for information on current issues)

CDC Travel Notices

CDC Vital Signs (CDC in-depth topics like Sepsis)

CDC National Healthcare Safety Network (NHSN)

CDC A-Z topic index and search

CDC Healthcare Associated Infection (HAI) Prevention Guidelines

CDC Immunizations

CDC Vaccination Information Statements (VIS)

Infection Prevention Data

A surgical site infection (SSI) is an infection that occurs after surgery in the part of the body where the surgery took place.  Speare Memorial Hospital monitors all surgeries with incision for SSIs using the National Health Safety Network criteria.  The Surgical Services staff work collaboratively with other patient care staff to implement programs and patient care procedures known to reduce surgical site infections. Another key way we prevent SSIs is by providing our patients with information about how they can take an active role in preventing infection in their surgical site

Surgical Site Infections

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