Table 2

Type of Irrigation Solution Routinely Used

Irrigation Solutions

No. (%)


Irrigation solution routinely used for wound management

Normal saline alone

676 (70.5%)

Normal saline with bacitracin (or equivalent antibiotic solution)

161 (16.8%)

Soap solution (or equivalent detergent)

12 (1.3%)

Chlorhexidine

15 (1.6%)

Iodine based

55 (5.7%)

Hydrogen peroxide

12 (1.3%)

Other

28 (2.9%)


Petrisor et al. BMC Musculoskeletal Disorders 2008 9:7   doi:10.1186/1471-2474-9-7

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