Prospective Evaluation of 6 Preoperative Cutaneous Antiseptic Regimens for Prevention of Surgical Site Infection

@inproceedings{Maki2006ProspectiveEO,
  title={Prospective Evaluation of 6 Preoperative Cutaneous Antiseptic Regimens for Prevention of Surgical Site Infection},
  author={Dennis George Maki and Daryl S. Paulson},
  year={2006}
}
Background: Minimizing the bioburden of cutaneous microflora on the surgical site prior to surgery is fundamental to prevention of surgical site infection (SSI). Few studies have prospectively evaluated the adjunctive value of a continuum of advance preoperative antiseptic prepping and the efficacy of differing antiseptic agents for preoperative disinfection of the surgical site in the operating room. Purpose: To ascertain the relative efficacy of an advance preoperative antiseptic skin… CONTINUE READING
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