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Nursing2015

November 2006, Volume 36 Number 11 , p 34 - 34 [FREE]

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Abstract

 

Nurses who recently visited our Web site answered this question: Do you use razors for hair removal on preoperative patients?

 

Research shows that shaving before surgery is associated with more wound infections than removing hair with clippers or not removing hair at all.

 

Visit http://www.nursingcenter.com/poll to answer our monthly survey question and view results from other surveys.

Nurses who recently visited our Web site answered this question: Do you use razors for hair removal on preoperative patients?

Research shows that shaving before surgery is associated with more wound infections than removing hair with clippers or not removing hair at all.

 
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Visit http://www.nursingcenter.com/poll to answer our monthly survey question and view results from other surveys.