Surgical site infection prevention – best practices

17 February 2023

What happens to Surgical Site Infection #SSI rates when best practices in surgical hand preparation are used? They significantly decrease.

This short video features Maria Budnik-Szymoniuk, expert on high-risk procedures in perioperative nursing, as she provides an overview of the surgical hand preparation procedure. Vital innovations in the ALVO® Premium scrub sink solution may help clinicians raise the bar on hand hygiene compliance.

Given the wide range of microbial species that can cause Surgical Site Infection, particularly Pseudomonas aeruginosa, coupled with the prevalence of antibiotic resistant pathogens, a touch-free operated scrub sink with automatic disinfection siphon has the characteristics to be an effective SSI prevention tool in hospitals.