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4. Aseptic technique
Surgical aseptic technique refers to work practices that result in preventing or minimising microorganisms entering sterile body areas (eg through surgical incisions). These are undertaken in addition to standard aseptic technique.
Surgical aseptic technique is necessary for surgical procedures that are technically complex, take longer than minor procedures (eg >20 minutes) to complete, and require large open sites and multiple pieces of equipment.
Surgical aseptic technique involves:
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