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James D. Palmer, John L. Francis, John D. Pickard and Fausto Iannotti

drying out. Cottonoids were not weighed but they were wrung out and their fluid contents aspirated into the suction bottle. Suction of blood and wash was directed into disposable containers; at the end of the procedure all containers were weighed and the dry weight was subtracted to calculate the blood loss. By using the Aquaflow system all wash delivered to the wound was dispensed from 500- or 1000-ml bags under pressure with a pneumatic compression bag. At the end of the procedure all excess wash was aspirated into the suction system. The total volume of wash used