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Vol:255 Issue:3 Number:21 ISSN#:2564-2537
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Meta-Analysis
ACE Report #14719
Ace Report Cover General Orthopaedics

COA 2022: The effect of adhesive drapes on infection rates in orthopaedic surgery


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OrthoEvidence. COA 2022: The effect of adhesive drapes on infection rates in orthopaedic surgery. ACE Report. 2022;255(3):21. Available from: https://myorthoevidence.com/AceReport/Report/14719

Study Type:Meta analysis
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Journal Level of Evidence:1

Do adhesive drapes have an effect on infection rates in orthopaedic surgery? A systematic review and meta-analysis

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

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Synopsis

5 randomized controlled trials (n=226) were included in this systematic review and meta-analysis comparing the use of adhesive drapes to control in orthopaedic surgery. The main objectives of this meta-analysis was to determine whether the use of adhesive drapes will decrease the risk of wound contamination; whether intraoperative drape peeling increases the risk of wound contamination; and if the...

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