Meta-analysis of preoperative surgical skin preparation with CHA vs PI was .. Chlorhexidine-alcohol versus povidone-iodine for surgical-site antisepsis. PDF | Since the patient’s skin is a major source of pathogens that cause surgical- site infection, optimization of preoperative skin antisepsis may. Chlorhexidine–Alcohol versus Povidone–Iodine for Surgical-Site Antisepsis. Article in Yearbook of Vascular Surgery · January with 21 Reads.

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Secondary outcomes included individual types of surgical-site infections. Comment in J Am Coll Surg.

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We randomly assigned adults undergoing clean-contaminated surgery in six hospitals to preoperative skin preparation with either chlorhexidine-alcohol scrub or povidone-iodine scrub and paint. Systematic review and meta-analysis of preoperative antisepsis with chlorhexidine versus povidone-iodine in clean-contaminated surgery.

We vefsus that preoperative skin cleansing with chlorhexidine-alcohol is more protective against infection than is povidone-iodine. The literature search was conducted through the PubMed database on November Keywords chlorhexidine-alcohol; poidone-iodine skin antisepsis; surgical site infection. N Engl J Med.


DuraPrep surgical solution iodine povacrylex [0. The quality of the study was assessed using Jadad Score. J Am Coll Surg. Similar results were observed in the per-protocol analysis of the patients who remained in the study during the day follow-up period.

WHO guidelines on hand hygiene in health care: Chlorhexidine-alcohol versus povidone-iodine as preoperative skin preparation to prevent surgical site infection: Chlorhexidine gluconate versus povidone iodine at cesarean delivery: Preoperative cleansing of the patient’s skin with chlorhexidine-alcohol is superior to cleansing with povidone-iodine for preventing surgical-site infection after clean-contaminated surgery. Adverse events were similar in the two study groups.

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How to cite item. Comparison of the efficacy of chlorhexidine gluconate chlorhecidine-alcohol povidone iodine as preoperative skin preparation for the prevention of surgical site infections in clean-contaminated upper abdominal surgeries.

Included studies were RCTs with the year of publication up to which compared the use of chlorhexidine-alcohol versus povidone-iodine in its effectiveness reducing surgical site infection in adult patients.


This study aims to compare the use of chlorhexidine-alcohol versus povidone-iodine for preoperative skin preparation to prevent surgical site infection.

Antiseptic effectiveness with fibroblast preservation. J Bone Joint Surg Am. The primary outcome was any surgical-site infection within 30 days after surgery.

Chlorhexidine-Alcohol versus Povidone-Iodine for Surgical-Site Antisepsis.

Assessing the quality of reports of randomized control trials: Chlorhexidine-alcohol was significantly more protective than povidone-iodine against both superficial incisional infections 4. Ann Burns Fire Disasters. Since the patient’s skin is a major source of pathogens that cause surgical-site infection, optimization of preoperative skin antisepsis may decrease postoperative infections.

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