This video on Surgical Site Infections explains why Surgical site Infections is an important concern for surgeons in their post operative patients and what are the elements that should be taken into consideration to control these infections. This CME has been divided into 6 modules and the learning objectives of these module are Defining and Classifying surgical site infections, Pathogenesis of surgical site infections, risk factors in surgical site infections, prevention of surgical site infections and proper hand hygiene in surgical site infections. Further, we get to know the overview of surgical site infections, definition of certain terms as Colonization, Contamination, Infection and Surgical site infection and distinction in between these terms to deliver effective wound care, difference between superficial and deep wound infection . Also, it explains why a patient who develops wound infection is 5 times more likely to be re-admitted to the hospital then a normal one.
He is Director & Head, Dept. of Minimal Access, Bariatric & GI Surgery, Fortis Memorial Research Institute, Gurgaon. Dr. A.K. Kriplani is the “Past President and trustee” of the Indian Associationof Gastrointestinal Endosurgeons. He has the credit of being first in India to perform laparoscopic adrenalectomy and laparoscopic splenectomy and performing first laparoscopic whipple’s pancreatico-dudodenectomy in North India. Dr. Kriplani has been invited as a faculty for 395 live demonstrations / Guest lectures/ orations/ key-note addresses in conferences in various Indian cities and outside India e.g. Rome, Hongkong, Kualalumpur, Singapore, Teshkent, Dubai, Kathmandu, Dhaka etc. Recipient of 20 Awards/honours/orations. He has been the organising chairman for 10 National Conferences / Workshops/ courses. He has trained hundreds of surgeons in laparoscopic surgery from India and adjoining countries like Nepal, Afghanistan, Pakistan etc. Post Graduate Examiner for many universities and guide for thesis.