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A critical review of the literature regarding the use of povidone iodine chlorhexidine gluconate for preoperative surgical skin preparation.
MedLine Citation:
PMID:  22493876     Owner:  NLM     Status:  MEDLINE    
This paper presents a critical analysis of studies regarding the effectiveness of preoperative skin preparation solutions. The aim was to allow evidence based practice at a local level.
Tammy Scowcroft
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Publication Detail:
Type:  Journal Article; Review    
Journal Detail:
Title:  Journal of perioperative practice     Volume:  22     ISSN:  1750-4589     ISO Abbreviation:  J Perioper Pract     Publication Date:  2012 Mar 
Date Detail:
Created Date:  2012-04-12     Completed Date:  2012-05-17     Revised Date:  2013-05-29    
Medline Journal Info:
Nlm Unique ID:  101271023     Medline TA:  J Perioper Pract     Country:  England    
Other Details:
Languages:  eng     Pagination:  95-9     Citation Subset:  N    
West Cumberland Hospital, Hensingham, Cumbria CA28 8JG.
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MeSH Terms
Anti-Infective Agents, Local / administration & dosage,  adverse effects,  therapeutic use*
Chlorhexidine / administration & dosage,  adverse effects,  analogs & derivatives*,  therapeutic use
Povidone-Iodine / administration & dosage,  adverse effects,  therapeutic use*
Preoperative Care
Skin / drug effects*
Reg. No./Substance:
0/Anti-Infective Agents, Local; 25655-41-8/Povidone-Iodine; 55-56-1/Chlorhexidine; MOR84MUD8E/chlorhexidine gluconate

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