Perforated cloth tape to lower prevalence of tape blisters after hip surgery
Vol: 3| Issue: 9| Number:62| ISSN#: 2564-2537
OE Level Evidence:2
Journal Level of Evidence:N/A
Tape blisters following hip surgery. A prospective, randomized study of two types of tapeJ Bone Joint Surg Am. 2003 Oct;85-A(10):1884-7
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99 patients (100 hips) were randomized to receive treatment with nonstretchable silk tape or with a perforated and stretchable cloth tape over the postoperative dressing. At the first dressing change, patients were observed for blisters (presence, number, size, and location). The risk of blister development was significantly higher with the silk tape compared with the cloth tape.
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