Different hand sanitizers‘s effect on SSI

FDA, hand sanitizer, cleaning, skin health

The US Food and Drug Administration recommends surgical hand disinfection products to significantly reduce microbes on intact skin, non-irritating, broad-spectrum antibacterial effects, rapid and long-lasting effects, and common surgical hand preparation products are ethanol, chlorhexidine and Povidone iodine. Ethanol has been used for skin disinfection for more than 150 years and is the most effective…

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