Surgical site infections (SSIs)

Surgical site infections can be prevented

Surgical site infections (SSIs) can be superficial, only involving the skin, or they can be more serious, involving organs or surgical implanted material. HiBi® products from Mölnlycke Health Care stand for high-quality antiseptic protection. Using HiBi® antiseptic products for hand hygiene and patient whole body washing will help to provide protection against SSI1. Our range of Biogel® surgical glovesBARRIER® surgical drapes and gowns also play an important role in successful infection prevention. Discover the full range of products that help to maintain successful infection control below.

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References

  1. Hayek et al, J Hosp Infect. 1987; 10:165-172

How-tos

How to whole body wash
How to whole body wash

Video and written instructions on how to whole body wash using HiBiScrub.

How to wash hands
How to wash hands

Video instructions on how to disinfect hands using HiBiScrub.

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