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Removal of nail polish and finger rings to prevent surgical infection

  1. Vickie A Arrowsmith1,*,
  2. Rosemary Taylor2

Editorial Group: Cochrane Wounds Group

Published Online: 16 MAY 2012

Assessed as up-to-date: 21 MAR 2012

DOI: 10.1002/14651858.CD003325.pub2


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Arrowsmith VA, Taylor R. Removal of nail polish and finger rings to prevent surgical infection. Cochrane Database of Systematic Reviews 2012, Issue 5. Art. No.: CD003325. DOI: 10.1002/14651858.CD003325.pub2.

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  1. 1

    Open University, School of Health and Social Welfare, Milton Keynes, UK

  2. 2

    University of Luton, Acute and Critical Care, High Wycombe, Buckinghamshire, UK

*Vickie A Arrowsmith, School of Health and Social Welfare, Open University, Walton Hall, Milton Keynes, MK7 6AA, UK. v.a.arrowsmith@open.ac.uk.

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  2. Published Online: 16 MAY 2012

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    Removal of nail polish and finger rings to prevent surgical infection

    Vickie A Arrowsmith and Rosemary Taylor

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    Removal of nail polish and finger rings to prevent surgical infection

    Vickie A Arrowsmith and Rosemary Taylor

    Version of Record online: 16 MAY 2012 | DOI: 10.1002/14651858.CD003325.pub2

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    Removal of nail polish and finger rings to prevent surgical infection

    Vickie A Arrowsmith, Jennifer A Maunder and Rosemary Taylor

    Version of Record online: 22 JAN 2001 | DOI: 10.1002/14651858.CD003325