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Blood contamination of the feet during orthopaedic procedures.

By A. White, C. Hoddinott and A. Grant


Contamination of the feet with blood represents a potential hazard for the surgeon. The incidence of such contamination during major orthopaedic surgery has been shown in this study to be 54%. The use of protective leggings during surgery is recommended

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Publisher: Royal College of Surgeons of England
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