“Scalpel safety”: Modeling the effectiveness of different safety devices’ ability to reduce scalpel blade injuries

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Background: The objective of this study was to analyse and compare the potential effectiveness of two safety strategies in reducing scalpel blade injuries. The two strategies examined were safety scalpel vs. a single-handed scalpel blade remover combined with a hands free passing technique (HFPT) (e.g. passing tray or neutral zone). Methods: This was a… (More)

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