Do I have to remove all my jewelry for surgery?

Whenever it’s time to go under the knife, chances are someone will tell you to remove your jewelry for surgery. Is this request medically justified or just logistical. As with many things in medicine, we often do things because it’s always been done that way. That’s called dogma and dogma has no place in a scientifically-based field like medicine.   What’s the deal with jewelry......
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