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French non-sterile dressings study advocates new standard

This article was originally published in Clinica

Executive Summary

A new standard for non-sterile dressings is needed. That is the conclusion of a French study into the safety of these products. The report shows that while the majority of products are generally safe, there is a risk of contamination, including with bacteria such as Staphylococcus aureus, and that clear labelling is needed to reduce risks to patients.

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