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Table 2 Implementation of hygiene procedures, local protocols, and surveillance or monitoring systems (304 participants)

From: It is time to define an organizational model for the prevention and management of infections along the surgical pathway: a worldwide cross-sectional survey

Implementation of hygiene procedures, local protocols, and surveillance or monitoring systems All hospital wards [n (%)] Some hospital wards [n (%)] No hospital wards [n (%)]
HWDs of alcohol-based hand rub at the POC 273 (89.0) 28 (9.2) 3 (1.0)
Alcohol-based solutions for surgical site preparation 209 (68.7) 37 (12.2) 58 (19.1)
Protocol on prevention of specific HAIs 261 (85.9) 24 (7.9) 19 (6.2)
Protocol for surgical antibiotic prophylaxis 254 (83.6) 22 (7.2) 28 (9.2)
Protocol for AMT for surgical infections 233 (76.6) 0 71 (23.4)
Surveillance systems for SSIs 188 (61.8) 45 (14.8) 71 (23.4)
Monitoring systems of used antimicrobials 155 (51.0) 76 (25.0) 73 (24.0)
Systematic reports about AMR data 178 (58.5) 58 (19.1) 68 (22.4)
  1. HWDs hand wash dispensers, POC point of care, HAIs health care associated infections, AMT antimicrobial therapy, SSIs surgical site infections, AMR antimicrobial resistance