Endotoxins in surgical instruments of hip arthroplasty

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Goveia, Vania Regina; Mendoza, Isabel Yovana Quispe; Guimarães, Gilberto Lima; Ercole, Flavia Falci; Couto, Bráulio Roberto Gonçalves Marinho; Leite, Edna Marilea Meireles; Stoianoff, Maria Aparecida Resende; Ferreira, José Antonio Guimarães;
(2016)
  • Publisher: Universidade de São Paulo, Escola de Enfermagem
  • Subject: Endotoxins | Surgical Instruments | Arthroplasty, Replacement, Hip | Orthopedic Nursing | Operating Room Nursing | Endotoxinas | Instrumentos Quirúrgicos | Artroplastia de Reemplazo de Cadera | Enfermería Ortopédica | Enfermería de Quirófano. | Instrumentos Cirúrgicos | Artroplastia de Quadril | Enfermagem Ortopédica | Enfermagem de Centro Cirúrgico

Abstract OBJECTIVE To investigate endotoxins in sterilized surgical instruments used in hip arthroplasties. METHOD A descriptive exploratory study conducted in a public teaching hospital. Six types of surgical instruments were selected, namely: acetabulum rasp, femo... View more
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