Effect of cleansing the birth canal with antiseptic solution on maternal and newborn morbidity and mortality in Malawi : clinical trial

@inproceedings{Piccinini2008EffectOC,
  title={Effect of cleansing the birth canal with antiseptic solution on maternal and newborn morbidity and mortality in Malawi : clinical trial},
  author={Piccinini and Mordini and Volpe},
  year={2008}
}
  • Piccinini, Mordini, Volpe
  • Published 2008
OBJECTIVE: To investigate the efficacy of intrapartum vaginal flushings with chlorhexidine compared with ampicillin in preventing group B streptococcus transmission to neonates. METHODS: This was a randomized controlled study, including singleton pregnancies delivering vaginally. Rupture of membranes, when present, must not have occurred more than 6 h previously. Women with any gestational complication, with a newborn previously affected by group B streptococcus sepsis or whose cervical… CONTINUE READING