[Myths and facts in the operating theatre].


Surgical site infections are the most common nosocomial infections. Strategies to prevent these infections are crucial. Evidence based measures like hand hygiene, treatment of nasal carriage of S. aureus, surveillance, prophylactic application of antibiotics or hair removal with electric clippers are listed in national and international guidelines. Beside… (More)
DOI: 10.1055/s-0033-1355230


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@article{Lemmen2013MythsAF, title={[Myths and facts in the operating theatre].}, author={Sebastian W. Lemmen and Karl Lewalter}, journal={Anasthesiologie, Intensivmedizin, Notfallmedizin, Schmerztherapie : AINS}, year={2013}, volume={48 9}, pages={518-23} }