Sterilization of gauze for surgical procedures: clinical effectiveness, harms, and guidelines

Record ID 32014000743
Authors' recomendations: No relevant health technology assessment reports, systematic reviews, meta-analyses randomized controlled trials, non-randomized studies, or evidence-based guidelines regarding steam sterilization of non-sterile gauze in an operating room pack were identified.
Project Status: Completed
Year Published: 2014
English language abstract: An English language summary is available
Publication Type: Not Assigned
Country: Canada
MeSH Terms
  • Sterilization
  • Surgical Sponges
  • Surgical Procedures, Operative
Organisation Name: Canadian Agency for Drugs and Technologies in Health
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