A study to compare the efficacy of two methods of skin preparation prior to joint injection

Br J Rheumatol. 1992 Dec;31(12):847-8. doi: 10.1093/rheumatology/31.12.847.


This paper compares two methods of skin preparation in terms of their effectiveness in rendering the skin sterile, ease of use, and their cost.

Publication types

  • Comparative Study

MeSH terms

  • Disinfection / economics
  • Disinfection / methods*
  • Disinfection / standards*
  • Humans
  • Injections, Intra-Articular / methods*
  • Skin* / microbiology
  • Staphylococcus / isolation & purification