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Manager's Guide to Patient Skin Preparation - February 2014

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Kills more bacteria than povidone-iodine ™ and DuraPrep. End of story. Accept nothing less than the powerful performance of ChloraPrep® skin antiseptic. There's no denying the evidence. ChloraPrep® is more effective than both povidone-iodine and DuraPrep at eliminating microorganisms on the skin.1,2,3 And unlike iodine-based skin preps, you can be confident that ChloraPrep Scan here to see how ChloraPrep performs compared to the competition. will maintain antimicrobial effectiveness for at least 48 hours.4,5 References: 1. Saltzman MD, Nuber GW, Gryzlo SM, Marecek GS, Koh JL. Efficacy of surgical preparation solutions in shoulder surgery. J Bone Joint Surg Am. 2009;91(8):1949–1953. 2. Ostrander RV, Botte MJ, Brage ME. Efficacy of surgical preparation solutions in foot and ankle surgery. J Bone Joint Surg Am. 2005;87(5):980–985. 3. Adler MT, Brigger KR, Bishop KD, Mastrobattista JM. Comparison of bactericidal properties of alcohol-based chlorhexidine versus povidone-iodine prior to amniocentesis. Am J Perinatol. 2012;29(6):455–458. Epub 2012 Mar 7. 4. Denton GW. Chlorhexidine. In: Block SS. Disinfection, Sterilization, and Preservation. 5th ed. Philadelphia, Pa: Lippincott Williams & Wilkins; 2001:321–336. 5. Hibbard JS. Analyses comparing the antimicrobial activity and safety of current antiseptic agents: a review. J Infus Nurs. 2005;28(3):194–207. chloraprep.com/compare | 800.523.0502 © 2014 CareFusion Corporation or one of its subsidiaries. All rights reserved. DURAPREP (Iodine Povacrylex [0.7% available Iodine] and IPA, 74% w/w) is a trademark of 3M. CHLORAPREP is a registered trademark of CareFusion Corporation or one of its subsidiaries. ADV-KILLS1212QR

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