You have successfully logged out.
Protects against MDRO
Could pre-surgery wash be a magic bullet in the fight against infections and antibiotic-resistant pathogens? One current approach is to specifically screen all patients for MRSA, a huge effort and drain on resources.
 Samreen, Ahmad I, Malak HA, Abulreesh HH. Environmental antimicrobial resistance and its drivers: a potential threat to public health. J Glob Antimicrob Resist. 2021 Dec;27:101-111. doi: 10.1016/j.jgar.2021.08.001. Epub 2021 Aug 25. PMID: 34454098.
 Datta R, Juthani-Mehta M. Burden and Management of Multidrug-Resistant Organisms in Palliative Care. Palliat Care. 2017 Dec 19;10:1178224217749233. doi: 10.1177/1178224217749233. PMID: 29317826; PMCID: PMC5753884.
 Berríos-Torres SI, Umscheid CA, Bratzler DW, Leas B, Stone EC, Kelz RR, Reinke CE, Morgan S, Solomkin JS, Mazuski JE, Dellinger EP, Itani KMF, Berbari EF, Segreti J, Parvizi J, Blanchard J, Allen G, Kluytmans JAJW, Donlan R, Schecter WP; Healthcare Infection Control Practices Advisory Committee. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention Guideline for the Prevention of Surgical Site Infection, 2017. JAMA Surg. 2017 Aug 1;152(8):784-791. doi: 10.1001/jamasurg.2017.0904. Erratum in: JAMA Surg. 2017 Aug 1;152(8):803. PMID: 28467526.
 Centers for Disease Control and Prevention. The direct medical costs of healthcare-associated infections in U.S. hospitals and the benefits of prevention. http://www.cdc.gov/hai/pdfs/hai/scott_costpaper.pdf. Published 2009. Accessed December 15th 2022.
 Webster J, Osborne S. Preoperative bathing or showering with skin antiseptics to prevent surgical site infection. Cochrane Database Syst Rev 2015;CD004985.doi: 10.1002/14651858. CD004985.pub5.