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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The quality of the study was assessed using Jadad Score. Surgical site infection remains substantial problems to surgeons and patients pofidone-iodine it increases the morbidity, mortality, length of stay, hospital cost, rate of re-admission, and rate of re-surgery.

We hypothesized that preoperative skin cleansing with chlorhexidine-alcohol is more protective against infection than is povidone-iodine.

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

Hospital infection control practices advisory committee. N Engl J Med. Related Items Author’s work. Article Tools Print this article. Preoperative cleansing of the patient’s skin with chlorhexidine-alcohol is superior povieone-iodine cleansing with povidone-iodine for preventing surgical-site infection after clean-contaminated surgery.


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Six RCTs with a total of 2, patients were included in the meta-analysis. 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.

Spine Phila Pa J Med Assoc Thai. Secondary outcomes included individual types of surgical-site infections. Chlorhexidine-alcohol was significantly more protective than povidone-iodine against both superficial chlorhexudine-alcohol infections 4.

Comparison of the efficacy of chlorhexidine gluconate versus povidone iodine as preoperative skin preparation for the prevention of surgical site infections in clean-contaminated upper abdominal surgeries. The literature search was conducted through the PubMed database on November Assessing the quality of reports of randomized control trials: User Username Password Remember me.

Email this article Login required. Systematic review and cost analysis comparing use of chlorhexidine with use of iodine for preoperative skin antisepsis to prevent surgical site infection.


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

Adverse events were similar in the two study groups. The primary outcome was any surgical-site infection within 30 days after surgery.

J Bone Joint Surg Am. J Matern Fetal Neonatal Med. Analyses comparing the antimicrobial activity and safety of current antiseptics: A total of subjects in the chlorhexidine-alcohol group and in the povidone-iodine group qualified for the intention-to-treat analysis. 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.

Ann Burns Fire Disasters. Chlorhexidine-alcohol versus povidone-iodine as preoperative skin preparation to prevent surgical site infection: N Engl J Med. Keywords chlorhexidine-alcohol; povidone-iodine; skin antisepsis; surgical site infection. Comment in J Am Coll Surg.