antisepsis


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Synonyms for antisepsis

(of non-living objects) the state of being free of pathogenic organisms

the process of inhibiting the growth and multiplication of microorganisms

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23 August 2017 - US-based consumer products company The Clorox Co (NYSE: CLX) has sold the Aplicare skin antisepsis business to US-based health care supplies manufacturer and distributor Medline Industries, the company said.
The clinician can accomplish this surgical antisepsis before donning sterile gloves by using soap and water followed by an alcohol-based hand sanitizer with persistent activity or by using antimicrobial soap and water.
5-pound ovarian tumor from Jane Crawford, without benefit of anesthesia or antisepsis.
Another area of expertise for Purdue has been antisepsis.
16) Several subsequent clinical studies seemed to support this notion; however, more recent investigations have proven the effectiveness of preadmission skin antisepsis in reducing bacterial skin surface colonization and SSIs when standardization methods were used (specific and detailed timed application instructions were given to the patient).
Using chlorhexidine-alcohol preoperative skin antisepsis at the time of abdominal hysterectomy is associated with a lower incidence of surgical site infections (SSIs), compared with using povidone-iodine antiseptic solution, a large retrospective study showed.
Use of chlorhexidine for surgical-site antisepsis has been shown to reduce the risk of surgical site infection7.
32 videos were analyzed, none was in accordance with the standards established in the literature; among the main errors found, it highlights the absence of hand washing, the absence of registration in the medical record, the absence of cleaning and drying the patient at the end of the procedure, incorrect technique during antisepsis and the absence of gloves changes.
For routine dental examinations and nonsurgical procedures, hand washing and hand antisepsis is achieved by using either plain or antimicrobial soap and water.
100% of primary hip and knee replacements having appropriate skin antisepsis in surgery using alcohol/chlorhexidine or alcohol/providone iodine.
A clinician questionnaire was designed to evaluate standards relating to obtaining informed consent, BC ordering practices, skin and bottle-top antisepsis, BC collection technique, and storage of BC bottles.
Nice-Pak has products for surface disinfection, surface cleaning, skin antisepsis, hand hygiene and personal care.
The role of iodine in antisepsis and wound management: a reappraisal.
The ceremonial cloaking of future doctors in white coats, as opposed to the original black garb worn by physicians, also symbolizes cleanliness and purity associated with the era of antisepsis ushered in by Joseph Lister in the late 19th century.