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Infection Control Supplement - May 2013

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Outpatient Surgery Supplement to May 2013 Because in the OR, time is money. www outpatientsurgery.net Magazine R Manager's Guide to Infection Control ChloraPrep® delivers a faster, more efficient application than povidone-iodine scrub and paint. Timing is critical in the OR. Using ChloraPrep® skin antiseptic instead of PVP-I scrub and paint can save you approximately 8 minutes of prep time.* This time reduction equates to an operational savings of approximately $560 per procedure.1 Trust ChloraPrep to make the most of your time. Scan here to watch a side-byside comparison of skin prep applications. *When following manufacturers' directions for use. References: 1. Macario A. What does one minute of operating room time cost? J Clin Anesth. 2010;22(4):233-236. chloraprep.com/time | 800.523.0502 © 2013 CareFusion Corporation or one of its subsidiaries. All rights reserved. CHLORAPREP is a registered trademark of CareFusion Corporation or one of its subsidiaries. ADV-ORTIME1212QR Proven ways to minimize SSIs, including: • Delivering the right antibiotic, right on time p. 9 • Standardized skin preps p. 17 • Barrier protection missteps to avoid p. 37 Real-World Advice for Improving Hand Hygiene Compliance p. 3

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