PROFESSIONAL HAND SANITISING GEL
The microbial flora of the skin consists of both resident and transient microorganisms, the latter are more of a problem within the healthcare setting as they are frequently associated with infections in hospitals. While most transient microorganisms are likely to be acquired from heavily contaminated material such as body fluids, they can also be acquired from contact with apparently “clean” objects or surfaces such as patients skin, bed linen and work surfaces. MRSA and C.difficile are examples of micro-organisms that are the principle route by which cross-infection occurs, and hand hygiene is the single most important factor in the reduction and control of healthcare Associated infection (HAI). “Clean care is safe care” and hand hygiene has a dual role in that it protects both patients and healthcare workers from acquiring micro-organisms which may cause them harm. For this reason, it is important that people understands that hand washing and the use of alcohol hand rubs or gels are equally important. Prosan Professional Hand Sanitising Gel has now become the “gold standard” for routine hand decontamination (disinfection), which should be used routinely most of the time even when hands are not visibly soiled. The rapid efficacy of this product substantially increases hand hygiene compliance rates as if removes a wide range of micro-organisms more effectively than any other comparable product, and is less likely to lead to skin irritation due to the added emollients. Prosan Professional Hand Sanitising Gel in a hospital grade product which tests show that it meets the requirements of EN 1500, EN 1275, and EN 1040, and it can also be used for surgical hand decontamination.