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The Secret of Gritflowness - October 2020 - Outpatient Surgery Magazine

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3M is a trademark of 3M. © 3M 2020. All rights reserved. Learn more or request a sample at 3m.com/skinandnasal. 1. Loftus RW, Dexter F, Goodheart MJ, et al. The Effect of Improving Basic Preventive Measures in the Perioperative Arena on Staphylococcus aureus Transmission and Surgical Site Infections: A Randomized Clinical Trial. JAMA Netw Open. 2020;3(3):e201934. doi:10.1001/jamanetworkopen.2020.1934. 2. Dexter F, Parra MC, Brown JR, Loftus RW. Perioperative COVID-19 Defense: An Evidence-Based Approach for Optimization of Infection Control and Operating Room Management. Anesth Analg. 2020Mar 26. doi: 10.1213/ANE.0000000000004829. [Epub ahead of print] 3. Phillips M, Rosenburg A, Shopsin B, et al. Preventing surgical site infections; A randomized, open-label trial of nasal mupirocin ointment and nasal povidone-iodine solution. Infect Control Hosp Epidomiol. 2014;35(7):826-832. 4. Urias DS, Varghese M, Simunich T, Morrissey S, Dumire R. Preoperative decolonization to reduce infections in urgent lower extremity repairs. Eur J Trauma Emerg Surg. 2018;44(5):787-793. doi:10.1007/s00068-017-0896-1. 5. Torres EG, Lindmair-Snell JM, Langan JW, Burnikel BG. Is preoperative nasal povidone-iodine as efficient and cost-effective as standard methicillin-resistant Staphylococcus aureus screening protocol in total joint arthroplasty? J Arthroplasty. 2016;31(1):215-218. 6. 3M Data on File: 05-011100. Protect your patients. Every time. Before the COVID-19 pandemic, pre-op nasal decolonization was reserved for high risk patients. Today it's recommended for every patient. 1,2 3M ™ Skin and Nasal Antiseptic helps reduce the risk of surgical site infections (SSIs) when part of a comprehensive preoperative protocol. 3,4,5 A one-time application of 3M ™ Skin and Nasal Antiseptic can help reduce nasal bacteria, including S. aureus by 99.5 percent, in just one hour and maintain that reduction for at least 12 hours. 6

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