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Table 3 Aerosol-generating procedures in pediatric orthopedic surgery

From: Recommendations from the Italian Society of Pediatric Orthopaedics and Traumatology for the management of pediatric orthopaedic patients during the COVID19 pandemic and post-pandemic period in Italy

Surgical procedure Aerosol-generating level
High speed power tools (saw, burr, drill) High
Pulsed lavage High
Electrocautery High