Web Results

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

AORN, Inc, 2016. http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.aorn.2015.11.002. Key words: skin preps, antisepsis, surgical site infections, aseptic technique. Surgical skin antisepsis (ie, preparing a patient for a surgical procedure by cleaning the skin) is a skill that perioperative nurses must learn as a foundation for providing surgical care.

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

AST developed the Standards of Practice to support healthcare facilities in the reinforcement of best practices related to the patient skin preparation (henceforth in this document referred to as the “skin prep”) in the perioperative setting. The purpose of the. Recommended Standards is to provide an outline that surgical team ...

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 preparation at the time of the procedure critical. The most common skin preparation agents used today include products containing iodophors or chlorhexidine ...

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

Skin preparation before surgery: options and evidence. Sidhwa F(1), Itani KM. Author information: (1)1 Boston University School of Medicine , Boston, Massachusetts. BACKGROUND: Despite many advances in surgical asepsis, surgical site infection (SSI) remains a challenging and costly problem. Decontamination of the ...

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

Jan 19, 2016 ... 1. Does your patient have allergies and sensitivities? Check for patient allergies or sensitivities to the ingredients contained in the surgical skin preparation products used in your institution. 2. Is your patient less than two months of age? Certain skin preps are not recommended for patients under two months ...

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 surgical skin prep shall be performed using an Infection Prevention and Control. Program approved antiseptic agent. (See Appendix A for Mechanism of Action,. Contraindications and Precautions of the various skin prepping agents).

www.bd.com/en-us/offerings/capabilities/infection-prevention/skin-preparation/chloraprep-patient-preoperative-skin-preparation-products/the-chloraprep-advantage

The ChloraPrep™ advantage. Choose the standard of care in skin preparation. ChloraPrep™ patient preoperative skin preparation provides distinct advantages over other products in how to prepare for surgery. Supporting infection control guidelines, it helps reduce bacteria on the skin that can cause infection. ChloraPrep ...

www.who.int/gpsc/appendix8.pdf

Feb 4, 2016 ... 1. WHO Surgical Site Infection Prevention Guidelines. Web Appendix 8. Summary of a systematic literature review on surgical site preparation. 1. Introduction. Surgical site preparation refers to the preoperative treatment of the intact skin of the patient within the operating room. Preparation includes not only  ...

onlinelibrary.wiley.com/doi/10.1002/jor.22548/full

Jan 24, 2014 ... Question 2: Which agent, if any, is the optimal agent for surgical skin preparation ? Consensus. There is no clear difference between various skin preparation agents. There is some evidence that combinations of antiseptic agents with alcohol may be important for skin antisepsis.