CC BY-NC-ND 4.0 · Joints 2018; 06(01): 002-003
DOI: 10.1055/s-0038-1641583
Georg Thieme Verlag KG Stuttgart · New York

Approach to the Surgical Theater: Epidemiological Survey in Orthopaedic Italian Private Hospitals

Filippo Boniforti
1  Department of Orthopaedics, Fondazione Ospedale Giglio, Cefalù, Italy
Ezio Adriani
2  SportClinique Mater Dei, Rome, Italy
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08 February 2018

11 March 2018

Publication Date:
04 April 2018 (eFirst)



Surgeons prepare for surgery in a reliable and reproducible manner and according to the guidelines published by the international health institutions. An epidemiological survey on 127 surgeons has shown that in everyday practice they have to follow the most recent knowledge based on evidence-based medicine (EBM) guidelines. However, more standardized approach to the surgical theater practices have to be defined by our health caregivers.