TRACIE HOTCHNER: BATHING TIP: MAKE SURE YOUR PUPPY DOESN’T GO DOWN THE DRAIN!

Just when I thought we dog owners had heard every safety warning imaginable, up popped a new one that had never even occurred to me: that you have to make sure your little dog doesn’t slip down your bathtub drain! … Continue reading

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Daily Chlorhexidine Bathing in the CCU: Should You Do It?

Daily Chlorhexidine Bathing in the CCU: Should You Do It? These authors investigated the impact of daily chlorhexidine bathing on the prevention of catheter-associated bloodstream infections, catheter-associated urinary tract infections, ventilator-associated pneumonias (VAP), and Clostridium difficile … Read more on … Continue reading

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Chlorhexidine Bathing and Infections in Critically Ill Patients—Reply

Chlorhexidine Bathing and Infections in Critically Ill Patients—Reply In Reply Dr van Zanten asks about other infection prevention strategies and adherence in our pragmatic, cluster-randomized, crossover trial testing the effectiveness of chlorhexidine bathing on health care–associated infection rates. The intervention … Continue reading

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Study Finds Bathing Patients in Chlorhexidine Reduced MRSA Contamination

Study Finds Bathing Patients in Chlorhexidine Reduced MRSA Contamination Holding hope for a relatively inexpensive way to improve care and prevent the spread of deadly hospital-acquired infections, a new study reports that bathing patients with chlorhexidine was equally effective in … Continue reading

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