EWMA 2020, 13-15 May

EWMA 2020: Surgical Site Infection Trials, Guidelines and Implementation


This session will:

  • Examine the issue that arise in Surgical Site Infection Trials and how they can be overcome
  • Explore the lessons that have been learned from surgical site infection trials can be used to inform guidelines and patient care
  • Demonstrate how the evidence from surgical site infection trials can be used to supported the implementation of evidence based practice in different contexts



Development and validation of measures for surgical site infection (SSI)

Rhiannon Macefield, B.Sc., M.Sc., United Kingdom

Centre for Surgical Research at the University of Bristol


SSI outcome assessment and follow up in diverse settings

James Glasbey, United Kingdom




The development of the new Surgical Site Infection Clinical Guideline in the Czech Republic

Jan Stryja, MD, Czech Republic

Podiatric outpatients' department, Hospital Podlesi, Trinec