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No Hair Shaving Before Surgery – 2016 WHO Recommendation

New WHO recommendations on preoperative measures for surgical site infection prevention: an evidence-based global perspective http://www.thelancet.com/journals/laninf/article/PIIS1473-3099(16)30398-X/fulltext Recommendation 8: hair removal The panel recommends that in patients undergoing any surgical procedure, hair should either not be removed or, if absolutely necessary, … Continue reading

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