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Manager's Guide to Patient Skin Preparation - February 2014

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Manager's Guide to Patient Skin Preparation FEATURES 6 The Science of Skin Prepping What does the latest literature recommend on skin antisepsis and hair removal? David Bernard | Senior Associate Editor 13 CDC Expected to Advocate Alcohol-Based Skin Preps How to get your surgeons to comply with the revised guidelines. Jim Burger | Associate Editor 17 Why Scrub When You Can Rub? An evidence-based comparison provides answers to your stocking questions. Janet P. Haas, RN, DNSc, CIC 23 What Do You Know About … Pre-op CHG Showers? Test your knowledge and review the evidence on this antiseptic patient preparation. David Bernard | Senior Associate Editor 27 3 Sure-Fire Steps to Standardized Preps How we secured frontline buy-in and ensure continued compliance. Sharon L. Butler, MSN, RN Practical Advice on Surgical

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