Use of Previously-Opened Single-Use Dressings: Guidelines and Safety


( Last Updated : March 3, 2015)
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RA0736-000

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Question


  1. What is the evidence on the safety and harms of using single-use sterile dressings from a previously opened package, on the same patient?

  2. What are the evidence-based guidelines for using single-use sterile dressings from a previously opened package, on the same patient?


Key Message

No relevant health technology assessments, systematic reviews, meta-analyses, randomized controlled trials, non-randomized studies, or evidence-based guidelines were identified regarding the use of single-use sterile dressings from a previously opened package, on the same patient.