Do Not Do Recommendation

 
Do not use diathermy for surgical incision to reduce the risk of surgical site infection.

Do Not Do Recommendation Details

Recommendation:
Do not use diathermy for surgical incision to reduce the risk of surgical site infection.
Interventions:
diathermy

Source guidance details

Guidance:
Surgical site infection (CG74)
Published date:
October 2008
Paragraph number:
1.3.9
Page number:
14

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