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Hydrex Surgical Scrub is a premium anti-microbial hand and skin disinfectant with emollients. It is a licensed, chlorhexidine gluconate based formula with long lasting residual effect for added reassurance and protection.
Hydrex Surgical Scrub contains the active ingredient chlorhexidine gluconate, providing a persistent and cumulative effective barrier for at least 6 hours1. This ensures Hydrex Surgical Scrub keeps killing bacteria long after application for added reassurance. * Larson E ( 1995 ) APIC Guidelines.
For use as an antiseptic hand wash, a pre-operative hand scrub and a pre-operative skin preparation to surgery.
Posology and method of administration:
Antiseptic Hand Wash - wet the hands and forearms, apply 5 ml of skin cleanser and wash for one minute. Rinse thoroughly and dry.
Pre-operative Surgical Scrub - wet hands and forearms, apply 5 ml of skin cleanser and wash for one minute, cleaning the finger nails with a brush. Rinse and repeat the procedure using a further 5 ml of skin cleanser and wash for 2 minutes. Rinse thoroughly and dry.
Pre-operative Skin Preparation - the patient should wash their whole body with 25 ml of the cleanser on at least two occasions, usually the day before and on the day of the operation.