Wednesday, February 20, 2013

OR staff hair and patient infections

A reader asks Skeptical Scalpel about covering OR staff chest & arm hair to prevent patient infections. To view this post click here.


Anonymous said...

I appreciate all the feed back (I am Zlatan). Thanks Dr. Skeptical Scalpel. For clarification, the covering of the arm hair was meant for the circulating nurse performing the prep (still ridiculous). We haven't started waxing our bodies and fortunately none of our female staff have beards, hairy arms (or chests). Will update after the inspection.
Thanks for the cool anonymous name too!

Skeptical Scalpel said...

It's the name of a soccer player. I always use soccer players' names for aliases.

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