CHG soap and other alternatives are used to remove the flora from the skin. Skin flora are the different microorganisms found on the skin. Many are bacteria that can cause infections if introduced to an environment in which they can thrive and grow. This paper goes into depth about the effectiveness of CHG soap and other alternatives at preventing healthcare-associated infections and surgical site infections. The paperincludes the following aspects of effectiveness: infection risk, financial issues, the processes that should be used, and types of infection.

Year Manuscript Completed

Spring 2019

Senior Project Advisor

Dr. Jessica Naber, PhD, RN

Degree Awarded

Bachelor of Integrated Studies Degree

Field of Study

Natural Sciences

Document Type