Chlorhexidine Scrub Brush

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Model Number: NH-77667

Brand: Niche Healthcare

 

Description

Surgical Scrub Brush with 4% Chlorhexidine Gluconate Solution

Active ingredient: Chlorhexidine Gluconate Solution 4%

Purpose: Surgical hand scrub

Use:

Preoperative cleaning of healthcare personnel arms and hands, significantly reduces the number of micro-organisms on the hands and forearms prior to surgery.

Directions:

Clean under nails with nail pick,

Wet hands and forearms.

Scrub thoroughly for 3 minutes paying particular attention to the nails, Cuticles and interdigital spaces.

Rinse thoroughly.

Repeat scrub for 3 more minutes.

Rinse thoroughly.

 

Cat. No.
Description
Qty/Case (Pcs)
511207
Surgical scrub brush with 4% Chlorhexidine Gluconate Solution 
300

 

A chlorhexidine scrub brush is a medical tool designed for surgical and preoperative skin antisepsis. Chlorhexidine is an antiseptic solution known for its broad-spectrum antimicrobial properties, making it effective against various bacteria and fungi. The scrub brush incorporates chlorhexidine into its bristles or sponge, allowing for thorough skin cleansing before surgical procedures or other medical interventions.

Key features of a chlorhexidine scrub brush include:

Bristles or Sponge: The brush typically features bristles or a sponge designed to hold and release the chlorhexidine solution onto the skin during scrubbing. The mechanical action of scrubbing helps remove dirt, debris, and microorganisms from the skin surface.

Chlorhexidine Solution: The brush is pre-impregnated or impregnated with a chlorhexidine solution. Chlorhexidine is often used in concentrations ranging from 2% to 4% for skin antisepsis.

Antimicrobial Properties: Chlorhexidine is effective against a wide range of microorganisms, including bacteria, viruses, and fungi. It helps reduce the microbial load on the skin, lowering the risk of surgical site infections.

Handle: The brush typically comes with a handle that allows for easy grip and manoeuvrability during the scrubbing process.

Single-Use or Disposable: Many chlorhexidine scrub brushes are designed for single-use to maintain sterility and prevent cross-contamination. Disposable brushes are discarded after a single use.

Size and Design: Chlorhexidine scrub brushes come in various sizes and designs to accommodate different areas of the body and surgical procedures. There may be specific brushes for preoperative skin preparation of the hands, arms, or other anatomical regions.

Using a chlorhexidine scrub brush as part of the preoperative skin preparation process helps reduce the risk of surgical site infections by eliminating or reducing the microbial flora on the skin. Proper skin antisepsis is a crucial step in maintaining aseptic conditions during surgery.

Healthcare professionals typically follow established protocols and guidelines for preoperative skin preparation, including the use of chlorhexidine scrub brushes. It’s important to adhere to manufacturer instructions and institutional policies to ensure the effective and safe use of these antiseptic tools.

 

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