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7 6 • O U T PA T I E N T S U R G E R Y M A G A Z I N E • S E P T E M B E R 2 0 1 8 T wo years ago, post-op infection rates unexpectantly spiked to nearly 20% among colon surgery patients at Atrium Health-CHS Lincoln in Lincolnton, N.C. The clinical team took an honest look at their INFECTION PREVENTION Atrium Health-CHS Lincoln | Lincolnton, N.C. Zero Infections and Counting Small improvements made a big difference in this hospital's quest to eliminate surgical site infections. Daniel Cook | Executive Editor • COMPLETE COVERAGE Pre-op nurses at Atrium Health-CHS Lincoln use chlorhexidine gluconate wipes to prepare the skin from chin to toe. Atrium Health-CHS Lincoln Sponsored by OR Excellence Award Winner

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