Putting AORN Preoperative Skin Antisepsis Guideline into Practice

Type: Best Practices

The recently released, May 2021, AORN guideline for preoperative skin antisepsis describes the importance of nasal and skin decolonization for the reduction of surgical site infections. The guideline navigates risk-based decisions for developing preoperative decolonization programs. This document highlights how Profend® Nasal Decolonization Kit fits nicely within the various components, by referencing AORN guideline section numbers (1.2.1, 1.3.2, etc.), of a supportive decolonization program.


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