The Newcomers

Categories: Articles & Healthcare March 1, 2018

PDI Healthcare’s Profend® Nasal Decolonization Kit was featured in the AORN Preview for Surgical Products Magazine.

The Newcomers

Source: Surgical Products Magazine

Author: Daniel Seeger, Editor


Profend Nasal Decolonization Kit is the first in a suite of Profend products designed to help prevent surgical site infections (SSIs) and other hospital-acquired infections (HAIs). Profend nasal swabsticks are presaturated with 10 percent Povidone-iodine to deliver a fast time to full efficacy against a leading risk factor for SSIs, S. aureus, and methicillin-resistant S. aureus (MRSA) in patient’s noses, without the risk of antibiotic resistance. At any given time, about 30 percent of the adult population is nasally colonized, according to a study from the Journal of Clinical Microbiology. The Profend Nasal Decolonization Kit uses a unique “snap and swab” design that simplifies the decolonization process, while offering convenience for clinicians and supporting patient comfort.”

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