Evaluation of phenoxetol-chlorhexidine cream as a prophylactic antibacterial agent in burns.


A controlled clinical trial was conducted to compare the value of a cream containing 2% phenoxetol and 0.2% chlorhexidine as a prophylactic agent against wound infection in patients with burns affecting up to 15% total body surface area. The acquisition of bacteria was similar in the two treatment groups but the incidence of Staphylococcus aureus in the… (More)


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