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Top results for chlorhexidine
121. Systematic review and meta-analysis of preoperative antisepsis with chlorhexidine versus povidone-iodine in clean-contaminated surgery (PubMed)
122. The effect of a chlorhexidine-based surgical lubricant during pelvic examination on the detection of group B Streptococcus (PubMed)
124. Herbal mouthwash more effective than OTC mouthwash and may be as effective as chlorhexidine rinse.
126. Randomised controlled trial: Preoperative skin cleansing with chlorhexidine-alcohol reduces surgical site infection after clean-contaminated surgery compared with povidone-iodine
127. Systematic review and meta-analysis of preoperative antisepsis with chlorhexidine versus povidone-iodine in clean-contaminated surgery
128. Systematic review and cost analysis comparing use of chlorhexidine with use of iodine for preoperative skin antisepsis to prevent surgical site infection
129. Chlorhexidine gel reduces incidence of alveolar osteitis after extraction of the mandibular third molars. (PubMed)
130. Oropharyngeal cleansing with 0.2% chlorhexidine for prevention of nosocomial pneumonia in critically ill patients: an open-label randomized trial with 0.01% potassium permanganate as control (PubMed)
131. Chlorhexidine-impregnated sponges and less frequent dressing changes for prevention of catheter-related infections in critically ill adults: a randomized controlled trial. (PubMed)
132. Chlorhexidine maternal-vaginal and neonate body wipes in sepsis and vertical transmission of pathogenic bacteria in South Africa: a randomised, controlled trial. (PubMed)
134. Preoperative whole-body bathing with chlorhexidine gluconate for prevention of surgical site infection
Surgical site infections (...) (SSIs) occur in approximately 2.0% to 3.5% of surgeries and have potentially serious consequences including death. These infections prolong hospitalization and increase costs. Whole-body bathing with an antiseptic such as chlorhexidine gluconate is widely employed before surgery to decrease the number of bacteria on the skin, in an attempt to decrease the incidence of SSIs. Despite their widespread use, it has not been conclusively shown that bathing or showering with these antiseptics actually