Surgical site infections – SSI

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.

References

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

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