Anne Wibaux

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OBJECTIVES To evaluate the antimicrobial activity of a new, transparent composite film dressing, whose adhesive contains chlorhexidine gluconate (CHG), against the native microflora present on human skin. METHODS CHG-containing adhesive film dressings and non-antimicrobial control film dressings were applied to the skin on the backs of healthy human(More)
BACKGROUND Covering insertion sites with chlorhexidine impregnated dressings has been proven to be clinically effective in reducing catheter related blood stream infections (CR-BSI). Two chlorhexidine gluconate (CHG)-impregnated dressings are commercially available, a polyurethane foam disk and a film dressing containing a chlorhexidine(More)
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