As President of the Association of Professional Piercers, I have a regular editorial column in The Point magazine. Issue 73 editorial Please enjoy …
Aseptic No Touch Technique may be used in conjunction with sterile gloves as an alternative to full surgical asepsis for body piercing procedures. I demonstrated …
Brian Skellie shared piercing techniques at the Open Workshop in Stockholm SE November 9-11, 2012
Links: Some educational infection prevention materials for body artists
Why use a non-sterile dental bib when there are safer sterile options that are proven moisture barriers? Options and discussion.
Some ideas about aseptic skin marking for procedures
William Stewart Halsted, The Johns Hopkins Hospital’s first surgeon in chief, is widely credited as the first to develop and introduce rubber surgical gloves in the United States. That was in 1894, five years after the institution opened.
Now, in an effort to make medical care safer for patients and health care workers, The Johns Hopkins Hospital has become the first major medical institution to become “latex safe” by ending all use of latex gloves and almost all medical latex products.
Body art procedures can benefit from sterile-barrier precautions, even if they are not as complicated as modern surgical procedures.
The surgeon who first advocated sterilized gloves
Here is a look at a few recent piercings I performed during an exhibition for colleagues in New England. I really enjoy sharing ideas and techniques as a guest of my peers. My goal is an atraumatic aseptic technique: Primum non nocere
An educational overview of some of the important historical steps forward in infection control and sterilization