Use of a chlorhexidine-impregnated dressing reduced catheter-related bloodstream infections caused by Gram-positive microorganisms


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Ergul A. B. , Gokcek I., Ozcan A. , Cetin S., Gultekin N., Torun Y. A.

PAKISTAN JOURNAL OF MEDICAL SCIENCES, vol.34, no.2, pp.347-351, 2018 (Journal Indexed in SCI) identifier identifier identifier

  • Publication Type: Article / Article
  • Volume: 34 Issue: 2
  • Publication Date: 2018
  • Doi Number: 10.12669/pjms.342.14810
  • Title of Journal : PAKISTAN JOURNAL OF MEDICAL SCIENCES
  • Page Numbers: pp.347-351

Abstract

Objective: We compared the protective effects of secure Chlorhexidine Gluconate (CHG)-containing dressings with those of non-antimicrobial transparent dressings.