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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Chlorhexidine-alcohol versus povidone-iodine as preoperative skin preparation to prevent surgical site infection: A meta-analysis was conducted in the included study to obtain a pooled estimate of the effect size. Related Items Author’s work. J Am Coll Surg. Review Manager RevMan [Computer program]. J Bone Joint Surg Am.

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Email this article Login required. Infect Control Hosp Epidemiol. Keywords chlorhexidine-alcohol; antisepsid skin antisepsis; surgical site infection. The literature search was conducted through the PubMed database on November Guideline for prevention of surgical site infection, We hypothesized that preoperative skin cleansing with chlorhexidine-alcohol is more protective against infection than is povidone-iodine.


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The overall rate of surgical-site infection was significantly lower in the chlorhexidine-alcohol group than in the povidone-iodine group 9. Antiseptic effectiveness with fibroblast preservation.

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

N Engl J Med. 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.

Six RCTs with a total of 2, patients were included in the meta-analysis. Systematic review and meta-analysis of preoperative antisepsis with chlorhexidine versus povidone-iodine in clean-contaminated surgery.

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

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.


The evidence of heterogeneity and publication bias was also assessed. How to cite item. Measuring inconsistency in meta-analyses.

User Username Password Remember me. Article Tools Print this article. Chlorhexidine-alcohol was significantly more protective than povidone-iodine against both superficial incisional infections 4.

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