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Chlorhexidine dressings do work for CLABSI prevention

CLABSI and chlorhexSafdar et al have combined 9 studies and found an NNT of 77 which may not seem fantastic but where the complication is a quality indicator…

Time to add them to the line pack for non-tunnelled catheters at least? The varied but often high background CLABSI rate may make you hesitate though.

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