SURGICAL SKIN PREP
HANDSHIELD PREP is an ideal surgical prepping agent which disinfects the skin appropriately. It helps in the prevention of Vascular Catheter Associated Infection and Surgical site infections. It has residual effect throughout the procedure, rapid healing of skin after surgery & it helps prevent infection.
Surgical Site Infection (SSI)
Patient Skin is a major source of pathogens that cause Surgical site infection, optimization of preoperative skin antisepsis may decrease postoperative infections. Surgical-Site-Infection occurs in 300,000 to 500,000 patients who undergo surgery in the United States each year, Since the patient’s skin is a major source of pathogens, it is conceivable that improving skin antisepsis would decrease surgical-Site-infection.
Chlorhexidine Gluconate + Isopropyl alcohol Clinical Quotes
The Study published in J.Infus, Nurs, 2002 Jul-Aug
Chlorhexidine gluconate 2% + Isopropyl alcohol 70% [CHG + IPA] is immediate and persistent antimicrobial efficacy and safety which is significantly reduced abdominal and inguinal microbial counts from baseline at 10 minutes, 6 hours and 24 hours.