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Patient Prep Products

Preoperative Skin Preparation

January 25, 2011 4:46 am | 3M Health Care | Product Releases | Comments

3M™ DuraPrep™ Surgical Solution is a patient skin prepping solution in a self-contained applicator combining two broad-spectrum antimicrobials. Effective in a single painted coat, surgical solution eliminates the need for a time consuming scrub and paint application by combining two proven, broad-spectrum antimicrobial agents: alcohol for fast kill and fast drying, and iodine povacrylex for persistence in a water-insoluble film.

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General Skin Cleansing Patient Kit

July 26, 2010 7:14 am | Mölnlycke Health Care | Product Releases | Comments

Mölnlycke Health Care U.S. introduces a General Skin Cleansing Patient Kit to be used at home prior to surgery as part of an effective strategy to fight surgical-site infections (SSIs) and hospital-acquired infections (HAIs).  In 2008, the Association of PeriOperative Nurses (AORN) issued guidelines that recognized the use of chlorhexidine gluconate (CHG) for at home preoperative bathing the night before and the morning of surgery, specifically four percent CHG.

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Antimicrobial For Infection Prevention

July 26, 2010 7:13 am | Product Releases | Comments

ChloraPrep® Patient Preoperative Skin Preparation from Carefusion is a rapid-acting, persistent and broad-spectrum antiseptic for a range of minor and major medical procedures. The 2% Chlorhexidine Gluconate/70% Isopropyl Alcohol formulation has the ability to act on a broad spectrum of bacteria, including Methicillin-resistant Staphylococcus aureus (MRSA).

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“Green” Patient Safety Solution

June 1, 2010 7:35 am | Product Releases | Comments

Sandel is now offering their biodegradable TIME OUT Beacon™ sterile through all direct and distribution channels.  The New Non-Woven TIME OUT Beacon™ provides hospitals with a cost-effective tool to increase patient safety and reduce the risk of wrong-site, wrong-procedure and wrong-patient surgery.

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Surgical Patient Preoperative Skin Preparation

May 28, 2010 6:52 am | 3M Health Care | Product Releases | Comments

3M™ DuraPrep™ Surgical Solution is a patient skin prepping solution in a self-contained applicator combining two broad-spectrum antimicrobials. Effective in a single painted coat, surgical solution eliminates the need for a time consuming scrub and paint application by combining two proven, broad-spectrum antimicrobial agents: alcohol for fast kill and fast drying, and iodine povacrylex for persistence in a water-insoluble film.

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Surgical Prep Razor

February 19, 2010 6:55 am | Personna American Safety Razor Co. | Product Releases | Comments

The DermaGard™ is a heavy-weight surgical prep razor featuring combs that lift and separate hair. The razor is manufactured with high quality Comfort-Coated® stainless steel blades that provide a smooth, clean shave. The blade is uniquely wrapped with foil to guarantee that it never touches the skin.

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Preoperative Skin Prep Training

February 12, 2010 9:08 am | Pdi-Professional Disposables International | Product Releases | Comments

PDI offers Chlorascrub™, a preoperative and preinjection skin preparation with a unique 3.15% w/v Chlorhexidine Gluconate (CHG) / 70% v/v Isopropyl Alcohol (IPA) formulation. The company also offers a new In-service Training Program designed to educate healthcare personnel including infection preventionists, physicians, and nurses on the use of Chlorascrub™.

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Skin And Nasal Antiseptic For Preoperative Use

February 12, 2010 9:07 am | 3M Health Care | Product Releases | Comments

Studies show antiseptic reduces 99.5 percent of S. aureus in nares February 15, 2010 Addressing the rising concern about surgical site infections caused by Staphylococcus aureus (S. aureus), including methicillin-resistant Staphylococcus aureus (MRSA), 3M introduces the 3M™ Skin and Nasal Antiseptic (Povidone-Iodine Solution 5% w/w (0.

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ErgoSmart® Prep Station

October 9, 2009 12:40 pm | Capsa Solutions | Product Releases | Comments

The All New Ergo-Smart® Prep Station from Capsa Solutions was created with a focus on ergonomic design and functionality after researching the needs of the sterile prep department. According to the company, features include: Adjustable table height. Pull-out shelves, table top, adjustable footrest, overhead lighting and more.

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Surgical Clipper Attachment for Close Shave

January 23, 2009 7:56 am | Medline Industries, Inc. | Product Releases | Comments

Medline has developed a close-shave foil head attachment for clinicians (such as neurosurgeons) who still want a completely smooth surface not achievable with a regular clipper blade. Similar to a consumer face shaver blade, the foil used in conjunction with either MediClip's regular universal blade or coarse hair blade provides a smooth shave without the risk of nicking that a razor might cause.

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Sterile Surgical Clipper

January 23, 2009 7:56 am | Medline Industries, Inc. | Product Releases | Comments

In response to medical evidence indicating that shaving a surgical incision site increases the risk of postoperative infection, Medline Industries has developed the single-use disposable MediClip Sterile O.R. Clipper to assist hospitals in becoming 100 percent razor free. The new sterile surgical clipper has an ergonomic handle designed to be held at a 30-degree angle so the clipper is flat against the patient's skin.

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