An Effective Nonchemical Treatment for Head Lice: A Lot of Hot Air

@article{Goates2006AnEN,
  title={An Effective Nonchemical Treatment for Head Lice: A Lot of Hot Air},
  author={Brad M Goates and Joseph S. Atkin and Kevin G. Wilding and Kurtis Birch and Michael R. Cottam and Sarah E. Bush and Dale H. Clayton},
  journal={Pediatrics},
  year={2006},
  volume={118},
  pages={1962 - 1970}
}
OBJECTIVES. Head lice (Pediculus humanus capitis) are a major irritant to children and their parents around the world. Each year millions of children are infested with head lice, a condition known as pediculosis, which is responsible for tens of millions of lost school days. Head lice have evolved resistance to many of the currently used pediculicides; therefore, an effective new treatment for head lice is needed. In this study we examined the effectiveness of several methods that use hot air… 

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