Chlorhexidine-impregnated sponge versus chlorhexidine gel dressing for short-term intravascular catheters: which one is better?

Abstract Background Chlorhexidine-gluconate (CHG) impregnated dressings may prevent catheter-related bloodstream infections (CRBSI). Chlorhexidine-impregnated sponge dressings (sponge-dress) and gel dressings (gel-dress) have never been directly compared. We used the data collected for two randomize...

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Main Authors: Niccolò Buetti, Stéphane Ruckly, Carole Schwebel, Olivier Mimoz, Bertrand Souweine, Jean-Christophe Lucet, Jean-François Timsit
Format: Article
Published: BMC 2020-07-01
Series:Critical Care
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