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Fire safety in the operating room.

Ehrenwerth J. UptoDate. November 5, 2021.

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January 26, 2022

Ehrenwerth J. UptoDate. November 5, 2021.

Operating room fires are never events that, while rare, still harbor great potential for harm. This review discusses settings prone to surgical fire events, prevention strategies, and care management steps should patients be harmed by an operating room fire.