Reducing Veterinary Waste: Surgical Site Infection Risk and the Ecological Impact of Woven and Disposable Drapes

Molly Vasanthakumar DVM student1

1Royal (Dick) School of Veterinary Studies, Easter Bush Campus, Midlothian EH25 9RG
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Published: 19 Sep 2019

In this Audio Summary, Molly looks at the evidence around whether disposable synthetic drapes reduce the risk of surgical site infections when compared to reusable woven drapes. Read the full Knowledge Summary here.

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