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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.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.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 ...

www.bd.com/en-us/offerings/capabilities/infection-prevention/skin-preparation

Learn about skin preparation for infection control and prevention. ... preoperative skin preparation products provide distinct advantages in preparing for surgery.

www.who.int/gpsc/appendix8.pdf?ua=1

Feb 4, 2016 ... Surgical site preparation refers to the preoperative treatment of the intact skin of the patient within the operating room. Preparation includes not ...

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.nursingtimes.net/clinical-archive/infection-control/methods-of-skin-antisepsis-for-preventing-ssis/5049117.article

Sep 7, 2012 ... This review compares antiseptic solutions used to prepare a patient's skin before surgery and the evidence of their effectiveness at preventing ...