Selective decontamination of the digestive tract in multiple trauma patients. A prospective double-blind, randomized, placebo-controlled study.

@article{Quinio1996SelectiveDO,
  title={Selective decontamination of the digestive tract in multiple trauma patients. A prospective double-blind, randomized, placebo-controlled study.},
  author={Bertrand Quinio and Jacques Alban{\`e}se and Martine Bues-Charbit and Xavier Viviand and Claude Martin},
  journal={Chest},
  year={1996},
  volume={109 3},
  pages={765-72}
}
STUDY OBJECTIVE The aims of the study were to evaluate the technique of selective digestion decontamination (SDD) in preventing the development of nosocomial infections in a selected population and to assess the effects on colonization of the oropharynx, nares, and bronchi. A financial assessment was also performed. DESIGN Prospective, double-blind, randomized placebo-controlled trial using amphotericin B, colistin sulfate (polymixin E), and gentamicin applied to the nares, the oropharynx… CONTINUE READING
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