Domestic electric drills in the service of orthopaedic surgery: a potential and preventable source of surgical site infections


Kucukdurmaz F. , IMREN Y., Akkoyunlu Y. , Tuncay I. , SEN C.

ACTA ORTHOPAEDICA ET TRAUMATOLOGICA TURCICA, cilt.46, ss.455-459, 2012 (SCI İndekslerine Giren Dergi) identifier identifier identifier

  • Cilt numarası: 46 Konu: 6
  • Basım Tarihi: 2012
  • Doi Numarası: 10.3944/aott.2012.2794
  • Dergi Adı: ACTA ORTHOPAEDICA ET TRAUMATOLOGICA TURCICA
  • Sayfa Sayısı: ss.455-459

Özet

Objective: We aimed to assess the contamination potential of the exhaust air from venting ports of running domestic electric drills which are commonly used in orthopaedic surgeries by means of both microbiological sampling and particle counting.