Use of plastic adhesive drapes during surgery for preventing surgical site infection (Protocol)

Webster, J., Alghamdi, A. A. and Born, S. (2007) Use of plastic adhesive drapes during surgery for preventing surgical site infection (Protocol). Cochrane Database of Systematic Reviews, 1: CD006353-1-CD006353-6. doi:10.1002/14651858.CD006353


Author Webster, J.
Alghamdi, A. A.
Born, S.
Title Use of plastic adhesive drapes during surgery for preventing surgical site infection (Protocol)
Journal name Cochrane Database of Systematic Reviews   Check publisher's open access policy
ISSN 1469-493X
Publication date 2007
Sub-type Critical review of research, literature review, critical commentary
DOI 10.1002/14651858.CD006353
Open Access Status
Issue 1
Start page CD006353-1
End page CD006353-6
Total pages 6
Place of publication Oxford, United Kingdom
Publisher John Wiley & Sons
Language eng
Subject 1110 Nursing
Formatted abstract
This is the protocol for a review and there is no abstract. The objectives are as follows:
The primary objective of this systematic review is to assess the effects of plastic adhesive drapes used during surgery to prevent surgical site infection.
The secondary objectives are:
(a) to determine the cost effectiveness of using plastic drapes;
(b) to assess if there are any adverse effects associated with the use of plastic drapes;
(c) to determine whether different types of plastic drape (polyethylene/polyurethane/polyvinyl) have differential effects on SSI.
Q-Index Code C1
Q-Index Status Provisional Code
Institutional Status Non-UQ
Additional Notes This is not the most recent version of the article. Current version (08 Jul 2009). "Intervention Protocol"

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Sub-type: Critical review of research, literature review, critical commentary
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