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Nurs Times. 2012 Sep 11-17;108(37):20, 22.

Methods of skin antisepsis for preventing SSIs.

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De Montfort University, Leicester.

Abstract

Surgical site infections increase morbidity and mortality rates and raise costs to healthcare providers. Surgical skin antisepsis is one element in a bundle of interventions designed to prevent SSIs. This article summarises the most recent evidence and guidance on skin antisepsis.

PMID:
23035382
[Indexed for MEDLINE]

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