PROVON® Perineal Skin Protectant with 60% Petrolatum

5 oz Tube

PROVON® Perineal Skin Protectant with 60% Petrolatum
SKU: 4541-12
Size: 5 oz
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PROVON® Perineal Skin Protectant with 60% Petrolatum

5 oz Tube

Ointment base temporarily protects against urine and fecal matter.

  • Easy to apply and remove
  • formulated with petroliatum and emollient to protect delicate skin
SKU: 4541-12
Size: 5 oz
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SKU
4541-12
Size
5 oz
Case Pack
12
Case Weight
6.85 lbs
Overall Case Dimensions
5.14 h x 7.57 w x 8.45 d
Overall Unit Dimensions
7.0 h x 3.0 w x 2.0 l
Case Cu. Ft.
0.19 Inches
Cases Per Layer
25
Cases Per Pallet
200
Layers Per Pallet
8
Product Type Packaging
Tubes
Store Below
100°F (38°C)
Country of Manufacture
United States
UPC (Each)
073852022841
Case UPC (GTIN)
10073852022848

1. Remove excess fecal matter.

2. Apply product to warm damp wash cloth(s).

3. Gently clean entire perineal area, always wiping from front to back.

4. Repeat with additional washcloths as needed.

Reducing Infection Rates in Healthcare

Bacterial shedding and desquamation from the hands of healthcare workers correlates with skin condition.


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Results: Bacterial dispersal and quantitative skin measurements were obtained from 86 healthcare workers over a 3 day period. The levels of bacteria shed from the hands of the healthcare workers was found to be negatively correlated to corneometer measurements (p < 0.01); and positively correlated to desquamation index (p < 0.02). No correlation was found between levels of shed bacteria and transepidermal water loss. As expected, corneometer measurements were found to be negatively correlated to desquamation index (p < 0.0001).
Conclusion: The results of this hospital study demonstrate that the levels of bacteria shed from the hands of healthcare workers are influenced by the health of the individual's skin; i.e. dry skin sheds more bacteria. This increased bacterial dispersal from dry skin may increase the infection transfer risk for healthcare workers with poor skin condition in the acute care setting.
Reference: American Journal of Infection Control, Volume 34, Issue 5, June 2006, Pages E85-E86. C.A. Kolly, J.W. Arbogast, D.R. Macinga