Despite efforts to prevent the occurrence of surgical site infections, they continue to pose dangerous clinical consequences that result in significant economic burden. Infection preventionists, surgeons and perioperative clinicians are in need of innovative solutions to address this issue. This whitepaper reviews current practices, recommendations and the use of preoperative skin preparations aimed at reducing the incidence of infection, and introduces a new technology developed to address
Paradigm Shift in PreOperative Skin Preparation
Surgical site infections (SSIs) are the number one most costly hospital acquired infection (HAI).