Randomized controlled trial of conventional versus modern surgical dressings following primary total hip and knee replacements

Source:  International Orthopaedics 2015, 39(7), 1315-19

Follow this link for abstract

Date of publication:  July 2015

Publication type:  Journal article

In a nutshell:  compares two types of dressing (conventional gauze-based versus absorbing hydrofibre) after primary total hip or knee arthroplasties, looking at dressing changes, complication rates, satisfaction of nurses and patients and cosmetic appearance of wounds.

Length of publication:  5 pages

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Acknowledgement:  International Orthopaedics


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