Category Archives: Preoperative and Postoperative Bath

Preoperative Bathing to Prevent Surgical Site Infection – 2016 WHO Recommendations

New WHO recommendations on preoperative measures for surgical site infection prevention: an evidence-based global perspective http://www.thelancet.com/journals/laninf/article/PIIS1473-3099(16)30398-X/fulltext Recommendation 3: preoperative bathing Good clinical practice requires that patients bathe or shower before surgery. The panel suggests that either a plain or antimicrobial … Continue reading

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Bath After an Operation Advised To Reduce Risk for Infection on Operative Site and Use of Regular Bar Soaps

Taking a full-body bath and making a focused washing of the operative site reduce the risk of infection on the operative site.  Thus, it is advised for patients to do this after an operation. The full-body bath and  focused washing … Continue reading

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Bath Before an Operation Advised To Reduce Risk for Infection on Operative Site and Use of Regular Bar Soaps

Taking a full-body bath and making a focused washing of the planned operative site reduce the risk of infection on the operative site.  Thus, it is advised for patients to do this before an operation. The full-body bath and  focused … Continue reading

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