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Preoperative bathing or showering with skin antiseptics to prevent surgical site infection

  1. Joan Webster1,2,3,*,
  2. Sonya Osborne4

Editorial Group: Cochrane Wounds Group

Published Online: 12 SEP 2012

Assessed as up-to-date: 29 JUN 2012

DOI: 10.1002/14651858.CD004985.pub4


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Webster J, Osborne S. Preoperative bathing or showering with skin antiseptics to prevent surgical site infection. Cochrane Database of Systematic Reviews 2012, Issue 9. Art. No.: CD004985. DOI: 10.1002/14651858.CD004985.pub4.

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  1. 1

    Royal Brisbane and Women's Hospital, Centre for Clinical Nursing, Brisbane, QLD, Australia

  2. 2

    Griffith University, NHMRC Centre of Research Excellence in Nursing, Brisbane, Queensland, Australia

  3. 3

    University of Queensland, School of Nursing & Midwifery, Brisbane, Queensland, Australia

  4. 4

    Queensland University of Technology, School of Nursing, Kelvin Grove (Brisbane), Queensland, Australia

*Joan Webster, joan_webster@health.qld.gov.au.

Publication History

  1. Publication Status: New search for studies and content updated (no change to conclusions)
  2. Published Online: 12 SEP 2012

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    Joan Webster and Sonya Osborne

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    Joan Webster and Sonya Osborne

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    Joan Webster and Sonya Osborne

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