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Anaesthetic drug administration as a potential contributor to healthcare-associated infections: a prospective simulation-based evaluation of aseptic techniques in the administration of anaesthetic drugs.

Gargiulo DA, Sheridan J, Webster CS, et al. BMJ quality & safety. 2012;21:826-34.

Anesthesiologists were observed to violate sterile technique frequently when administering medications in a simulated setting. These protocol violations could contribute to hospital-acquired infections.