Prophylactic Wound Drainage in Orthopaedics

[PDF] Prophylactic Wound Drainage in Orthopaedics:
A Comparative Evaluation of Closed Suction Drainage versus No-Drainage in a Nigerian Teaching Hospital

IA Ikpeme, NE Ngim, IU Ilori, E Oku, AM Udosen – 2013
ABSTRACT :  Surgical wound drainage is practised routinely by many orthopaedic surgeons despite studies that challenge the practice. Among proponents, the  advantages of drainage include prevention of haematoma and/or seroma formation which