The impact of preoperative hair removal on surgical site infection.

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This Best Practice Information Sheet has been derived from a

systematic review conducted by the Norwegian Centre for Health

Technology Assessment, Oslo (1) and is used with kind permission. It

includes reference to the Centre for Disease Control (CDC See Control Data, century date change and Back Orifice.


CDC – Control Data Corporation ) (2) guideline

for prevention of surgical site infection. The references to both

publications are available via web sites of the respective institutions

listed on the back of this information sheet.


Background


Surgical site infections are reported to be the third most

frequently occurring nosocomial infection Nosocomial infection
An infection that can be acquired in a hospital. ABPA is a nosocomial infection.
Mentioned in: Allergic Bronchopulmonary Aspergillosis, Hospital-Acquired Infections, Pseudomonas Infections


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