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April - 2014


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Reappraisal of Routine Oral Care With Chlorhexidine Gluconate for Patients Receiving Mechanical Ventilation Systematic Review and Meta-analysis

Michael Klompas, Kathleen Speck, Michael D. Howell, Linda R. Greene, Sean M. Berenholtz JAMA Int Med, 2014, online first


With the recent SuDDICU meta-analysis of SDD reporting an increased mortality risk with oral chlorhexidine (OR mortality 1.25, 95% CI 1.05-1.50), it is timely that another meta-analysis specifically addresses this.

This meta-analysis identified 16 studies that evaluated...


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