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Archive >  April, 2006 VII, No. 4

Infection Prevention

Should You Use Sterile Surgical Site Markers?

Dan Mayworm

Dan Mayworm Using a marker is a necessity for surgical site marking, either to write the physician's initials or a "yes" - the only two types of site identification that are acceptable on their own (see "The Right Ways to Prevent Wrong-site Surgery," page 20, July 2005). But should you use sterile or non-sterile markers for this practice?

 
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