Article Correctness Is Author's Responsibility: Evaluating surgeon gowning steps for optimal sterile operating room techniques

(Wolters Kluwer Health) For surgeons getting ready to enter the operating room (OR), the chances of contamination may be lower if they put their gowns on by themselves -- without the assistance of a surgical technician, according to an experimental study in the Journal of Orthopaedic Trauma. The journal is published in the Lippincott portfolio by Wolters Kluwer.