reinforcement of best practices related to the patient skin preparation (henceforth
in ... antiseptic agent the night before surgery and/or the morning of surgery.
Procedural and surgical site infections create difficult and complex clinical
scenarios. A source for pathogens is often thought to be the skin surface, making
BACKGROUND: Despite many advances in surgical asepsis, surgical site
infection (SSI) remains a challenging and costly problem. Decontamination of the
Key words: skin preps, antisepsis, surgical site infections, aseptic technique.
Surgical skin antisepsis (ie, preparing a patient for a surgical procedure by
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
Learn about skin preparation for infection control and prevention. ... The proper
preparation of patient skin for surgery helps maintain antimicrobial activity while ...
What are the active ingredients of ChloraPrep preoperative skin preparation? .....
Taylor, B. Putting better research into practice; cutting surgical site infection ...
How effective is antiseptic skin preparation in preventing surgical site infection?
Background Preoperative skin preparation is an integral part of patient
preparation for surgery. Various methods of skin preparation have been
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 ...