Episode 124

#124: Mythbusting Surgical Dogma with The Skeptical Scalpel

EP. 124 •

Nov 6, 2017

• 66 MIN

#124: Mythbusting Surgical Dogma with The Skeptical Scalpel


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The Skeptical Scalpel joins Behind The Knife as we examine surgical dogma.

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Sources for Mythbuster Episode


Bouffants vs Cloth Hats

University of Buffalo Neurosurgery Study https://academic.oup.com/neurosurgery/article-abstract/doi/10.1093/neuros/ny x211/3786415?redirectedFrom=PDF Dr. Rosen Study https://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/28631104

ACS statement



Cephalosporins and Cross Reactivity with Pencilin Allergy

MGH Abx Study http://www.massgeneral.org/News/pressrelease.aspx?id=2157


Post Operative Fevers


Bowel Sounds and Return of Bowel Function https://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/28481855




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