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www.ast.org/uploadedFiles/Main_Site/Content/About_Us/Standard_Skin_Prep.pdf

reinforcement of best practices related to the patient skin preparation (henceforth in ... antiseptic agent the night before surgery and/or the morning of surgery.

www.aorn.org/websitedata/cearticle/pdf_file/CEA16503-0001.pdf

Back to Basics article presents steps for the perioperative nurse to provide surgical site skin antisepsis and includes a discussion of skin preparation techniques ...

www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/25761076

BACKGROUND: Despite many advances in surgical asepsis, surgical site infection (SSI) remains a challenging and costly problem. Decontamination of the skin ...

www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pmc/articles/PMC2809986

Procedural and surgical site infections create difficult and complex clinical scenarios. A source for pathogens is often thought to be the skin surface, making skin ...

www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pmc/articles/PMC2625717

Abstract. A historical review of skin antisepsis is given. Current practices, rationales for skin antisepsis as a segment of total wound care, and bacteriological ...

www.wrha.mb.ca/extranet/eipt/files/EIPT-005-001.pdf

To reduce the risk of post surgical site infection. 1.4. To prevent injury to the patient during surgical skin preparation. 2. GUIDELINES: 2.1 The surgical skin prep ...

infection-prevention-news.3m.com/surgical-skin-prep-perioperative-patient-care-fundamentals

Jan 19, 2016 ... We know the surgical skin prep is a critical step in reducing the risk of ... ingredients contained in the surgical skin preparation products used in ...

ispub.com/IJS/28/4/14353

Background Preoperative skin preparation is an integral part of patient preparation for surgery. Various methods of skin preparation have been developed.

www.cochrane.org/CD003949/WOUNDS_preoperative-skin-antiseptic-for-prevention-of-surgical-wound-infections-after-clean-surgery

Apr 21, 2015 ... Patients' skin at the operation site is routinely cleansed with ... for antiseptic skin preparation prior to clean surgery (i.e. surgery that does not ...

www.medscape.com/viewarticle/763958

How effective is antiseptic skin preparation in preventing surgical site infection?