In this topic you learn about aseptic safety related to breast cancer diagnostics, operations and treatments.
Learning outcomes: Demonstrates knowledge of standard precautions of aseptic safety in breast cancer care. Demonstrates knowledge of aseptic technique and aseptic behaviour. Demonstrates knowledge of specific aseptic features associated with breast cancer diagnostics and treatments.
This 28.35 min video introduces you to the main concepts in the microbiological safety, the overall, patient, and procedure related risks to surgical site infections in breast surgery.
- European Council RECOMMENDATION of 9 June 2009 on patient safety, including the prevention and control of healthcare associated infections
- European Centre for Disease Prevention and Control (ECDC) 2022. Healthcare-associated infections in acute care hospitals (europa.eu)
- Table – Risk factors for breast surgery
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