Please use this identifier to cite or link to this item: https://doi.org/10.1016/S0305-4179(00)00020-6
Title: Diathermy and alcohol skin preparations - A potential disastrous mix
Authors: Fong, E.P.
Tan, W.T.L. 
Chye, L.T. 
Keywords: Alcohol skin preparation
Burns
Diathermy
Precaution
Issue Date: 1-Nov-2000
Citation: Fong, E.P., Tan, W.T.L., Chye, L.T. (2000-11-01). Diathermy and alcohol skin preparations - A potential disastrous mix. Burns 26 (7) : 673-675. ScholarBank@NUS Repository. https://doi.org/10.1016/S0305-4179(00)00020-6
Abstract: Disinfectant solutions with high concentrations of alcohol are used in many operating theatres as skin preparation. We present two cases of burns as a result of accidental ignition of the solution and list precautionary measures for the use of these solutions. Copyright (C) 2000 Elsevier Science Ltd and ISBI.
Source Title: Burns
URI: http://scholarbank.nus.edu.sg/handle/10635/129615
ISSN: 03054179
DOI: 10.1016/S0305-4179(00)00020-6
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