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Volume:88 Issue:1 Number:1 ISSN#:2564-2537
ACE Report #13838
Ace Report Cover Foot & Ankle

Dilute Povidone-Iodine Soak and Scrub for Foot and Ankle Surgery

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OrthoEvidence. Dilute Povidone-Iodine Soak and Scrub for Foot and Ankle Surgery. ACE Report. 2021;88(1):1. Available from: https://myorthoevidence.com/AceReport/Report/13838

Study Type:Therapy
OE Level Evidence:1
Journal Level of Evidence:1

Randomized Trial of Dilute Povidone-Iodine Soak and Scrub for Orthopedic Foot and Ankle Surgery.

Foot Ankle Int. 2021 Jul 20; 10711007211025263.

Contributing Authors: N Mehraban C Wakefield D Rossi J Lin S Lee KS Hamid DD Bohl

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Two hundred and fifty seven patients undergoing foot and ankle surgery were randomized to receive a dilute povidone-iodine soak and scrub (n=128) followed by a standard 2-step antiseptic skin preparation or the standard 2-step antiseptic skin preparation alone (n=129). The primary outcome of interest was the rate of positive bacterial culture rates from the hallux nailfold. There was no difference...

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