Dry Care Versus Antiseptics for Umbilical Cord Care: A Cluster Randomized Trial.

BACKGROUND AND OBJECTIVES In developed countries, where omphalitis has become rare and related mortality nil, benefits of antiseptic use in umbilical cord care have not been demonstrated. We aimed to assess the noninferiority of dry care compared with antiseptics in France where antiseptic use is widespread. METHODS We conducted a noninferiority, cluster… CONTINUE READING