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Scrub

A slightly disrespectful term for a new or inexperienced employee.
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In this latest episode, however, the inability among employees (especially supervisors) to recognize that surgical scrub tech's active addiction might have played a role.
Investigators obtained aerobic and anaerobic bacterial cultures of the vaginal field from both groups preoperatively, 30 minutes after the surgical scrub, and hourly thereafter for each patient.
* Two kinds of alcohol-based rubs--a common waterless form and a newer water-aided form--were compared with a standard iodine brush-based surgical scrub in a randomized trial by volunteers from the surgical services at a community hospital.
* Two kinds of alcohol-based rubs-a common waterless form and a newer water-aided solution-were compared with a standard iodine brush-based surgical scrub in a real-life randomized trial by volunteers from the surgical services at a community hospital.
Keywords: Hand hygiene, Surgical scrub compliance, Camera.
Comparative antimicrobial efficacy of alcohol-based hand rub and conventional surgical scrub in a medical center [published online ahead of print September 21, 2013].
For the majority of SSIs, the primary source of contamination is the patient's skin, so it comes as no surprise that patient skin preparation and the use of an appropriate antiseptic agent to perform preoperative surgical scrub are among the key recommendations to address patient risk factors included in the "Compendium of Strategies to Prevent Surgical Site Infections in Acute Care Hospitals: 2014 Update," led by the Society for Healthcare Epidemiology of America (SHEA) and the Infectious Diseases Society of America (IDSA).
Clients include Alcatel-Lucent, BD, Kimberly-Clark, Gojo (Purell Surgical Scrub) and University of Pittsburgh Medical Center.
O'Saughnessy M, O'Mailey VP, Corbelt G, Given HF 1991 Optimum duration of surgical scrub time British Journal of Surgery 78 685-696
"In addition, staff working on affected wards wear green surgical scrub suits rather than standard uniform, which are disposed of at the end of each shift.
Recognizing a void for quality plumbing products outside the restroom, Sloan also established itself as a leading manufacturer of surgical scrub stations, showerheads, and computerized plumbing control systems that regulate water use in defined locations and at specified times.