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