Anti-Infective Agents, Local
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Importance The human and financial costs of treating surgical site infections (SSIs) are increasing. The number of surgical… Expand SUMMARY Complementary and alternative medicines such as tea tree (melaleuca) oil have become increasingly popular in recent… Expand Physical cleansing has been a focal element in religious ceremonies for thousands of years. The prevalence of this practice… Expand Cationic antimicrobials have been in general use within clinical and domestic settings for over half a century. Recently, the use… Expand Wound dressings that can be formed in situ offer several advantages over the use of preformed dressings such as conformability… Expand The three modern "faces" of mercury are our perceptions of risk from the exposure of billions of people to methyl mercury in fish… Expand SUMMARY The majority of dermal wounds are colonized with aerobic and anaerobic microorganisms that originate predominantly from… Expand SUMMARY Antiseptics and disinfectants are extensively used in hospitals and other health care settings for a variety of topical… Expand CONTEXT
Central venous catheters impregnated with chlorhexidine and silver sulfadiazine have recently been introduced for the… Expand See related articles on pp 267-274 and 275-280 and editorial comment on pp 304-306. Noncuffed central venous catheters used for… Expand