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Published: Dec 2015
ACE Report #8216
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Saline solution reduces reoperation compared to soap in irrigation of open fractures

Study Type:Randomized Trial
OE Level Evidence:1
Journal Level of Evidence:N/A

A Trial of Wound Irrigation in Initial Management of Open Fracture Wounds

N Engl J Med. 2015 Dec 31;373(27):2629-41

Contributing Authors: FLOW Investigators Bhandari M KJ Jeray B Petrisor PJ Devereaux D Heels-Ansdell E Schemitsch J Anglen GJ Della Rocca C Jones H Krefer S Liew P Mckay S Papp P Sancheti S Sprague TB Stone SL Tanner P Tornetta T Tufescu S Walter G Guyatt

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