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Surgical Care

Hospitals can improve surgical care and reduce the risk of wound infection and blood clots after surgery by providing the right medicines and treatments at the right time on the day of surgery. Research indicates that the following are best practice for preventing complications in certain types of surgeries (colon, hip and knee replacement, hysterectomy, heart and vascular). Data is from April 2013 through March 2014.