Daily chlorhexidine wipedowns reduce ICU infections, study shows

02/7/2013 | MedPage Today (free registration)

Giving ICU patients a daily bath using chlorhexidine washcloths led to a 23% lower rate of multi-drug resistant organism acquisition, researchers reported in the New England Journal of Medicine. The chlorhexidine baths also reduced the rate of hospital-acquired bloodstream infections by 28%.

View Full Article in:

MedPage Today (free registration)

Published in Briefs:

SmartBrief Job Listings for Health Care

Job Title Company Location
Food & Drug Associate
Confidential
Washington, D.C., DC
Senior Manager, Gaps in Care
UAW Retiree Medical Benefits Trust
Detroit, MI
Compliance Director
Abbott Laboratories
Santa Clara, CA
Product Development Manager, Disposable Medical Products
ASAHI INTECC, Orange County CA R&D Center
Santa Ana, CA
Neurovascular Intervention Product Sales Rep, North East
ASAHI INTECC
Multiple Locations, SL_Multiple Locations