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You get back what you give: Decreased hospital infections with improvement in CHG bathing, a mathematical modeling and cost analysis.

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Summary of "You get back what you give: Decreased hospital infections with improvement in CHG bathing, a mathematical modeling and cost analysis."

Multiple studies have shown that bathing with chlorhexidine gluconate (CHG) wipes reduces hospital-acquired infections (HAIs). We employed a mathematical model to assess the impact of CHG patient bathing on central line-associated bloodstream infections (CLABSIs), catheter-associated urinary tract infections (CAUTIs), and hospital-onset Clostridium difficile (C diff) infections and the associated costs.

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Name: American journal of infection control
ISSN: 1527-3296
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