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Drug-Impregnated Sponges for Preventing Catheter-Related Infections

Roush, Karen MSN, RN, FNP-BC

AJN, American Journal of Nursing:
doi: 10.1097/01.NAJ.0000363358.46260.3d
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Abstract

According to this study:

* The use of chlorhexidine gluconate–impregnated sponge dressings significantly reduced the rate of major catheter-related infections.

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