A Novel Integrated Chlorhexidine-impregnated Transparent Dressing for Prevention of Vascular Catheter-related Bloodstream Infection : A Prospective Comparative Study In Healthy Volunteers

@inproceedings{Maki2009ANI,
  title={A Novel Integrated Chlorhexidine-impregnated Transparent Dressing for Prevention of Vascular Catheter-related Bloodstream Infection : A Prospective Comparative Study In Healthy Volunteers},
  author={Dennis George Maki and Julie B. Stahl and Cassie Jacobson and Janine Pyrek},
  year={2009}
}
Objective: To better understand potential efficacy for prevention of catheter-related bloodstream infection with noncuffed vascular catheters and subjects’ tolerance of two chlorhexidine gluconate (CHG)-impregnated catheter site dressings, a CHG-impregnated sponge dressing (BiopatchTM, Johnson and Johnson), designed to be affixed about the catheter, then immobilized with a nonmedicated polyurethane dressing, and a novel integrated CHG-impregnated transparent polyurethane dressing (TegadermTM… CONTINUE READING

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