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Use of Surgical Masks in the Operating Room: A Review of the Clinical Effectiveness and Guidelines

Last Updated: November 19, 2013
Result type: Reports
Product Line: Rapid Response
Research Type: Devices and Systems

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Surgical site infections — infections occurring in a wound created by an invasive surgical procedure — account for a significant proportion of health care-associated infections. While many cause no additional complications, surgical site infections can be associated with consider...

  • Project Number: RC0503-000

Kidney Transplantation Following Cardiocirculatory Death: A Review of the Clinical Evidence and Guidelines

Last Updated: December 3, 2013
Result type: Reports
Product Line: Rapid Response
Research Type: Devices and Systems

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In 2012, there were 2,450 Canadians on the waiting list to receive a kidney for transplant, and 59 of those patients died while waiting. Technology
Kidneys for transplant have traditionally come from living donors or from donation after brain death (DBD). More recent...

  • Project Number: RC0504-000

Dressings and Care of Skin Graft Sites: A Review of Clinical Evidence and Guidelines

Last Updated: December 19, 2013
Result type: Reports
Product Line: Rapid Response
Research Type: Devices and Systems

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A skin graft is a sheet of skin harvested from a donor site to cover skin lost due to surgery or trauma. Dressings may be used to cover the donor site or the grafted skin. Technology
Dressings are broadly classified as medicated or non-medicated. They may also be cla...

  • Project Number: RC0508-000