However, in the opinion of the authors, current guidelines fail to address a key element: the method of application of the antiseptic agent” Casey et al (2017).
Numerous guidelines have been published by consensus groups worldwide regarding optimal skin antisepsis prior to surgical incision or insertion of intravascular catheters [1–3]. However, in the opinion of the authors, current guidelines fail to address a key element: the method of application of the antiseptic agent.
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Casey, A.L., Badia, J.M., Higgins, A., Korndorrfer, J., Mantyh, C., Mimoz, O. and Moro, M. (2017) Skin antisepsis: it’s not only what you use, it’s the way that you use it. The Journal of Hospital Infection. May 16th. [epub ahead of print].
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