Maximizing Skin Integrity in the Postoperative Orthopedic Patient: A Tape Free Approach

11-27-2018 11:46

Owens, 2013

Multiple adverse skin events were noted in post-op knee and hip implant patients. Use of tape was stopped and a silver post-op dressing implemented which reduced skin injury incidence to zero. Use of the dressing expanded across the hospital network.

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