Effect of daily chlorhexidine bathing on hospital-acquired infection Academic Article uri icon

Overview

MeSH Major

  • Anti-Infective Agents, Local
  • Bacteremia
  • Baths
  • Chlorhexidine
  • Cross Infection
  • Drug Resistance, Multiple, Bacterial

abstract

  • Daily bathing with chlorhexidine-impregnated washcloths significantly reduced the risks of acquisition of MDROs and development of hospital-acquired bloodstream infections. (Funded by the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention and Sage Products; ClinicalTrials.gov number, NCT00502476.).

publication date

  • February 7, 2013

Research

keywords

  • Academic Article

Identity

Language

  • eng

Digital Object Identifier (DOI)

  • 10.1056/NEJMoa1113849

PubMed ID

  • 23388005

Additional Document Info

start page

  • 533

end page

  • 42

volume

  • 368

number

  • 6