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By Felipe Constanzo M.D.
https://www.readbyqxmd.com/read/26445950/efficacy-of-chlorhexidine-bathing-for-reducing-healthcare-associated-bloodstream-infections-a-meta-analysis
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Eun Young Choi, Dong-Ah Park, Hyun Jung Kim, Jinkyeong Park
BACKGROUND: We performed a meta-analysis of randomized controlled trials (RCTs) to determine if daily bathing with chlorhexidine decreased hospital-acquired BSIs in critically ill patients. METHODS: We searched the MEDLINE, EMBASE, and Cochrane Central Register of Controlled Trials databases to identify randomized controlled trials that compared daily bathing with chlorhexidine and a control in critically ill patients. RESULTS: This meta-analysis included five RCTs...
December 2015: Annals of Intensive Care
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