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ICU Management

Findings Do Not Support Chlorhexidine Bathing in ICUs

2015 21 Jan

A Vanderbilt University study, which appears in JAMA, shows that once daily chlorhexidine bathing of critically ill patients did not reduce the incidence of healthcare-associated infections (HAIs). Chlorhexidine is a broad-spectrum topical antimicrobial agent that, when used to bathe the skin, may decrease the bacterial burden, thereby reducing infections.Infections... Read more


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