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Use of Adhesive Drapes in Orthopaedic Surgery: A Systematic Review and Meta-Analysis

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February 2022

Use of Adhesive Drapes in Orthopaedic Surgery: A Systematic Review and Meta-Analysis

Vol: 184| Issue: 1| Number:1| ISSN#: 2564-2537
Study Type:Therapy
OE Level Evidence:1
Journal Level of Evidence:1

Do Adhesive Drapes Have an Effect on Infection Rates in Orthopaedic Surgery? A Systematic Review and Meta-Analysis.

Clin Orthop Relat Res . 2021 Sep 7.

Contributing Authors:
R Mundi N Nucci S Ekhtiari J Wolfstadt B Ravi H Chaudhry

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Synopsis

A meta-analysis of randomized controlled comparing adhesive drapes (n=1129) to controls (n=1137) was performed. The outcomes of interest were wound contamination, impact of intraoperative drape peeling and surgical site infection rates. Pooled data from wound swab cultures demonstrated that adhesive drapes significantly reduced the rate of wound contamination compared to controlled. The evidence w...

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