|Outcome at 30 days||Handrubbing||Handscrubbing||RRR (95% CI)||NNT (CI)|
|*Abbreviations defined in glossary; RRR and CI calculated from data in article.|
|Surgical site infection||2.44%||2.48%||1.6% (−43 to 32)||Not significant|
- Quality improvement
Handrubbing with an aqueous alcohol solution was as effective as handscrubbing with antiseptic soap for preventing surgical site infections
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