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The Secret of Gritflowness - October 2020 - Subscribe to Outpatient Surgery Magazine

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©2020 PDI PDI09207092 PATIENT CARE ENVIRONMENT OF CARE I N T E R V E N T I O N A L C A R E The Profend ® Nasal Decolonization Kit kills the most common type of bacteria known to cause surgical site infections (SSIs) _ helping to provide some assurance during this uncertain time. • Just snap & swab for 60 seconds to kill 99.7% of S. aureus at 1 hour and 99.9% at 12 hours. 1 • Easy-to-use, pre-saturated PVP-iodine nasal swabsticks are applied pre-operatively by the clinician for assured compliance. • Preferred by >90% of clinicians over other PVP-iodine nasal decolonization products. 2 • CDC Core Strategy for the Prevention of Surgical Site Infections recommends the use of intranasal antistaphylococcal antibiotic/antiseptic (nasal iodophor) prior to surgery for patients undergoing high risk surgeries. 3 To request a sample, visit pdihc.com/profendagainstSSI 1 PDI Study 0113-CTEVO, 2 PDI user acceptance study, 3 https://www.cdc.gov/hai/prevent/staph-prevention-strategies.html SSI PROTECTION SIMPLIFIED IN Proactively Defend Your Patients Against SSIs ype of bacteria 60 SEC

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