Hair and neurosurgery.


The value of removing hair in preparation for neurosurgery is addressed in detail. One neurosurgeon's series, accrued over 40 consecutive months, of 638 prospectively examined, consecutive cases is the basis of this report. The overall surgical wound infection rate was 1.1%. The infection rate for the 313 cranial cases was 0.3% and 2.8% for the 218… (More)


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@article{Winston1992HairAN, title={Hair and neurosurgery.}, author={Ken R. Winston}, journal={Neurosurgery}, year={1992}, volume={31 2}, pages={320-9} }