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Standard Skin Prep - Association of Surgical Technologists

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

AST Standards of Practice for Skin Prep of the Surgical Patient. Introduction ... antiseptic agent the night before surgery and/or the morning of surgery.

Skin Preparation for the Prevention of Surgical Site Infection: Which ...

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

This agent has gained popularity as a hand-scrubbing and showering antiseptic prior to surgery, but also continues to be used as a patient skin preparation ...

Skin preparation before surgery: options and evidence. - NCBI

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

Surg Infect (Larchmt). 2015 Feb;16(1):14-23. doi: 10.1089/sur.2015.010. Skin preparation before surgery: options and evidence. Sidhwa F(1), Itani KM.

Preoperative skin antiseptic for prevention of surgical wound ... - NCBI

www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmedhealth/PMH0012428/

... so our team examined the evidence for antiseptic skin preparation prior to clean surgery (i.e. surgery that does not involve the breathing system, gut, genital or ...

Patient Skin Antisepsis/Prep - Association of periOperative ...

www.aorn.org/guidelines/clinical-resources/clinical-faqs/patient-skin-antisepsis-prep

Should we use an alcohol-based antiseptic or remove the hair at the surgical site ? .... Why do we remove cosmetics before the preoperative skin prep?

Back to Basics: Surgical Skin Antisepsis 1 - AORN

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

to provide the patient with an aseptic surgical site before any surgical or other invasive procedure. ... Surgical skin antisepsis (ie, preparing a patient for a.

Best Practice Guidelines

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

To prevent injury to the patient during surgical skin preparation. 2. GUIDELINES: 2.1 The ... performed prior to the surgical skin prep using a separate set-up.

Preop Skin Prep for Preventing Surgical Site Infections - Medscape

www.medscape.com/viewarticle/763958

They also recommend preparing the skin at the surgical site with antiseptic immediately before incision, but they do not indicate a preference for CHG or PI.

Surgical Skin Prep - West Hampshire CCG

www.westhampshireccg.nhs.uk/downloads/categories/infection-prevention/1005-surgical-skin-prep/file

Surgical skin preparation should be applied using a painting technique, from the site ... is an essential step prior to surgical skin preparation and it may decrease ...