Effect of Hospital-wide Chlorhexidine Patient Bathing on Healthcare-Associated Infections

11-28-2018 16:57

Rupp, 2012

Nebraska Medical Center reported a 70% decline in CDIs using Hibiclens for patient bathing in the intensive care units. Because HIBICLENS was applied via a traditional bed bath, physical removal of spores from the skin may have occurred and resulted in decreased environmental contamination.

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