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Surgical asepsis and scrubbing

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Introduction

  • Surgical asepsis and surgical scrubbing involve both preparation of the surgical site and that of the scrubbed surgical personnel. Both are equally important to ensure asepsis is maintained during surgery, no matter what procedure is being undertaken.

The WHO hand wash

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Surgical hand scrub

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Alternative products for surgical hand scrubbing

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Gloving

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Gowning

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Preparing the patient for surgery

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Draping

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Further Reading

Publications

Refereed Papers

Other sources of information

  • World Health Organization (2009) How to Handwash? WHO, Switzerland. Website: www.who.int (pdf download).
  • World Health Organization (2009) WHO Guidelines on Hand Hygiene in Health Care. WHO, Switzerland. ISBN: 9789241597906. Website: www.who.int (pdf download).
  • World Health Organization (2009) WHO Guidelines on Hand Hygiene in Health Care: A Summary. WHO, Switzerland. ISBN: 9789215979097. Website: www.who.int (pdf download).

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