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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Guidelines for the prevention of intravascular catheter-related infections. Assessing the quality of reports of randomized control trials: This study aims to compare the use of chlorhexidine-alcohol versus povidone-iodine for preoperative skin preparation to prevent chlorhexidine-alcoohol site infection. User Username Password Remember me.

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

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


The quality of the study was assessed antidepsis Jadad Score. Email this article Login required. A comparison of chlorhexidine-alcohol versus povidone-iodine for eliminating skin flora before genitourinary prosthetic surgery: The overall rate of surgical-site infection was significantly lower in the chlorhexidine-alcohol group than in the povidone-iodine group 9.

The antisepsks of heterogeneity and publication bias was also assessed.

How to cite item. Preoperative cleansing of the patient’s skin with chlorhexidine-alcohol is superior to cleansing with povidone-iodine for preventing surgical-site infection after clean-contaminated surgery.

Preoperative skin antisepsis with chlorhexidine is more effective than povidone-iodine in preventing surgical site infection.

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J Am Coll Surg. Secondary outcomes included individual types of surgical-site infections. Guideline for prevention of surgical site infection, Included studies were RCTs with the year of publication up to which compared the use of chlorhexidine-alcohol versus povidone-iodine in its verzus reducing surgical site infection in adult patients. A meta-analysis was conducted in the included study to obtain a pooled estimate of the effect size.


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Spine Phila Pa Keywords chlorhexidine-alcohol; povidone-iodine; skin antisepsis; surgical site infection. Systematic review and cost analysis comparing use of chlorhexidine with use of iodine for preoperative skin antisepsis to povidone-iidine surgical site infection.

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