Evidently Advent 2015 Preparing for surgery

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Evidently Advent GRADE indicators



Webster J, Osborne S. Preoperative bathing or showering with skin antiseptics to prevent surgical site infection. Cochrane Database of Systematic Reviews 2015, Issue 2. Art. No.: CD004985. DOI: 10.1002/14651858.CD004985.pub5.

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High (surgical site infection) & moderate (allergic reaction) (GRADE)

Sarah Chapman

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Sarah's work as a Knowledge Broker at Cochrane UK focuses on disseminating Cochrane evidence through social media, including Evidently Cochrane blogs, blogshots and the ‘Evidence for Everyday’ series for nurses, midwives, allied health professionals and patients. A former registered general nurse, Sarah has a particular interest making evidence accessible and useful to practitioners and to others making decisions about health. Before joining Cochrane, Sarah also worked on systematic reviews for the University of Oxford and the Royal College of Nursing Institute, and obtained degrees in History from the University of Oxford and in the history of women’s health and illness in early modern England (MPhil., University of Reading).

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    Great start to Evidently Advent 2015! The message is clear and endorsed by Santa.

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