TURKISH NEUROSURGERY, vol.30, no.4, pp.550-556, 2020 (Journal Indexed in SCI)
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Title of Journal :
Ventriculoperitoneal shunt, Infection, Nursing, Bundle application, Skin antisepsis, SURGICAL SITE INFECTION, POVIDONE-IODINE, CHLORHEXIDINE, PREVENTION, INTERVENTIONS, FACILITATORS, ANTISEPSIS, REDUCTION, EFFICACY, BARRIERS
AIM: To determine the effect of using three concurrent measures (2% chlorhexidine gluconate +70% alcohol for skin cleaning, changing the dressing every 48hours, and observing the operating room) for patients who had venriculoperitoneal shunt (VPS) implantations on the infection rate.