scrub solution


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scrub solution

A colloquial term for a skin cleanser for the removal of debris, dirt, microorganisms, oils, and scales from the skin of a patient before incision or instrumentation.
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They are saturated with Iodophor PVP Paint and Scrub solutions containing one percent available Iodine, which provides a broad-spectrum antimicrobial action.
Gupta C, Czubatyj AM, Briski LE, Malani AK 2007 Comparison of two alcohol-based surgical scrub solutions with an iodine-based brush for presurgical antiseptic effectiveness in a community hospital Journal of Hospital Infection 65 (1) 65-71