Operating Room: what antiseptic to scrub?

Posted

The question is, what antiseptic you use during scrubbing at operating room? we have in our institution the sterilium where in you dont need to scrub with the brush. We also have betadine the povidone which requires you to brush the usual.???

SophiaO

SophiaO

48 Posts

In our OR we have the betadine scrub sponges and the plain scrub sponges, with hibiclens in the sink dispenser. We also have the alcohol based scrub. It is hospital policy that the first scrub of the day be done with betadine or hibiclens. After that you can use the alcohol based scrub.

SkipBeat

SkipBeat

55 Posts

Hibiclens