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81. Chlorhexidine Rinse Treatment Improved Patients? Outcome When Combined With Scaling And Root Planning

Chlorhexidine Rinse Treatment Improved Patients? Outcome When Combined With Scaling And Root Planning UTCAT2266, Found CAT view, CRITICALLY APPRAISED TOPICs University: | | ORAL HEALTH EVIDENCE-BASED PRACTICE PROGRAM View the CAT / Title Chlorhexidine Rinse Treatment Improved Patients’ Outcome When Combined With Scaling And Root Planning Clinical Question In adult periodontitis patients, will the use of Chlorhexidine rinse in conjunction with scaling and root planning be more effective than (...) scaling and root planning alone in reducing the pocket depths? Clinical Bottom Line Combining chlorhexidine rinse with scaling and root planning improves pocket depth more effectively than scaling and root planning alone. Best Evidence (you may view more info by clicking on the PubMed ID link) PubMed ID Author / Year Patient Group Study type (level of evidence) #1) Feres/2009 Sixty subjects from 30 to 55 years of age have untreated periodontal disease selected from clinical referral Randomized

UTHSCSA Dental School CAT Library2012

82. Economic evaluation of chlorhexidine-impregnated sponges for preventing catheter-related infections in critically ill adults in the Dressing Study

Economic evaluation of chlorhexidine-impregnated sponges for preventing catheter-related infections in critically ill adults in the Dressing Study 21926570 2011 12 19 2012 02 15 2013 11 21 1530-0293 40 1 2012 Jan Critical care medicine Crit. Care Med. Economic evaluation of chlorhexidine-impregnated sponges for preventing catheter-related infections in critically ill adults in the Dressing Study. 11-7 10.1097/CCM.0b013e31822f0604 The randomized two-way factorial Dressing Study (1,636 patients (...) , 28,931 catheter days) showed that a chlorhexidine-impregnated sponge decreased the incidence of major catheter-related infections from 1.4‰ to 0.6‰ catheter days, and that scheduled dressing changes every 7 days was not inferior to scheduled changes every 3 days. Here, we assessed the cost benefits of chlorhexidine-impregnated sponge use. Costs directly related to major catheter-related infections and the costs of chlorhexidine-impregnated sponge and contact dermatitis were calculated prospectively

EvidenceUpdates2012

83. Chlorhexidine cord cleansing to reduce neonatal mortality

Chlorhexidine cord cleansing to reduce neonatal mortality 22322125 2012 03 19 2012 03 27 2016 11 22 1474-547X 379 9820 2012 Mar 17 Lancet (London, England) Lancet Chlorhexidine cord cleansing to reduce neonatal mortality. 984-6 10.1016/S0140-6736(12)60114-7 Osrin David D UCL Institute for Global Health, London, UK. d.osrin@ucl.ac.uk Hill Zelee Elizabeth ZE eng 091561 Wellcome Trust United Kingdom Comment Journal Article 2012 02 08 England Lancet 2985213R 0140-6736 0 Anti-Infective Agents, Local (...) R4KO0DY52L Chlorhexidine AIM IM J Health Popul Nutr. 2008 Mar;26(1):36-45 18637526 Lancet. 2012 Mar 17;379(9820):1022-8 22322124 Int J Epidemiol. 1999 Dec;28(6):1172-5 10661665 Cochrane Database Syst Rev. 2004;(3):CD001057 15266437 Lancet. 1989 Mar 4;1(8636):486-8 2563851 Lancet. 2006 Mar 18;367(9514):910-8 16546539 Lancet. 2012 Mar 17;379(9820):1029-36 22322126 BMC Pregnancy Childbirth. 2009;9:20 19457266 BJOG. 2009 Oct;116 Suppl 1:49-59 19740173 Int J Gynaecol Obstet. 2009 Oct;107 Suppl 1:S89-112

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84. Effect of a chlorhexidine mouthrinse on plaque, gingival inflammation and staining in gingivitis patients: a systematic review

Effect of a chlorhexidine mouthrinse on plaque, gingival inflammation and staining in gingivitis patients: a systematic review Effect of a chlorhexidine mouthrinse on plaque, gingival inflammation and staining in gingivitis patients: a systematic review Effect of a chlorhexidine mouthrinse on plaque, gingival inflammation and staining in gingivitis patients: a systematic review Van Strydonck DA, Slot DE, Van der Velden U, Van der Weijden F CRD summary The authors concluded that, in patients (...) with gingivitis, chlorhexidine mouthwash, together with oral hygiene, versus placebo or control mouthwash, significantly reduced plaque and gingivitis, but significantly increased staining. The review combined very different trials, and had limitations in the search; some of the pooled results should be interpreted cautiously. Authors' objectives To evaluate the effects of chlorhexidine mouthwash on plaque, gingival inflammation and staining in patients with gingivitis. Searching PubMed, EMBASE, and Cochrane

DARE.2012

85. Chlorhexidine: reminder of potential for hypersensitivity

Chlorhexidine: reminder of potential for hypersensitivity Chlorhexidine: reminder of potential for hypersensitivity Drug Safety Update - GOV.UK GOV.UK uses cookies to make the site simpler. Search Chlorhexidine: reminder of potential for hypersensitivity From: Published: 12 January 2012 Therapeutic area: Healthcare professionals are reminded that chlorhexidine is known to induce hypersensitivity, including generalised allergic reactions and anaphylactic shock. Article date: January 2012 (...) Chlorhexidine is an antibacterial present in a wide range of topical and oromucosal antiseptic products, including over-the-counter mouthwashes. It can also be used in some indwelling catheters to prevent contamination. Healthcare professionals are reminded that chlorhexidine is known to induce hypersensitivity, including generalised allergic reactions and anaphylactic shock. The prevalence of chlorhexidine hypersensitivity is unknown, but available literature suggests this is likely to be very rare

MHRA Drug Safety Update2012

86. The effect of cord cleansing with chlorhexidine on neonatal mortality in rural Bangladesh: a community-based, cluster-randomised trial.

The effect of cord cleansing with chlorhexidine on neonatal mortality in rural Bangladesh: a community-based, cluster-randomised trial. 22322124 2012 03 19 2012 03 27 2015 06 16 1474-547X 379 9820 2012 Mar 17 Lancet (London, England) Lancet The effect of cord cleansing with chlorhexidine on neonatal mortality in rural Bangladesh: a community-based, cluster-randomised trial. 1022-8 10.1016/S0140-6736(11)61848-5 Up to half of neonatal deaths in high mortality settings are due to infections, many (...) of which can originate through the freshly cut umbilical cord stump. We aimed to assess the effectiveness of two cord-cleansing regimens with the promotion of dry cord care in the prevention of neonatal mortality. We did a community-based, parallel cluster-randomised trial in Sylhet, Bangladesh. We divided the study area into 133 clusters, which were randomly assigned to one of the two chlorhexidine cleansing regimens (single cleansing as soon as possible after birth; daily cleansing for 7 days after

Lancet2012

87. Topical application of chlorhexidine to neonatal umbilical cords for prevention of omphalitis and neonatal mortality in a rural district of Pakistan: a community-based, cluster-randomised trial.

Topical application of chlorhexidine to neonatal umbilical cords for prevention of omphalitis and neonatal mortality in a rural district of Pakistan: a community-based, cluster-randomised trial. 22322126 2012 03 19 2012 03 27 2015 06 16 1474-547X 379 9820 2012 Mar 17 Lancet (London, England) Lancet Topical application of chlorhexidine to neonatal umbilical cords for prevention of omphalitis and neonatal mortality in a rural district of Pakistan: a community-based, cluster-randomised trial. 1029 (...) -36 10.1016/S0140-6736(11)61877-1 Umbilical cord infection (omphalitis) is a risk factor for neonatal sepsis and mortality in low-resource settings where home deliveries are common. We aimed to assess the effect of umbilical-cord cleansing with 4% chlorhexidine (CHX) solution, with or without handwashing with antiseptic soap, on the incidence of omphalitis and neonatal mortality. We did a two-by-two factorial, cluster-randomised trial in Dadu, a rural area of Sindh province, Pakistan. Clusters

Lancet2012

88. Chlorhexidine Is Not Superior To Sodium Hypochlorite As A Root Canal Disinfectant During Root Canal Therapy For Apical Periodontitis

Chlorhexidine Is Not Superior To Sodium Hypochlorite As A Root Canal Disinfectant During Root Canal Therapy For Apical Periodontitis UTCAT2087, Found CAT view, CRITICALLY APPRAISED TOPICs University: | | ORAL HEALTH EVIDENCE-BASED PRACTICE PROGRAM View the CAT / Title Chlorhexidine Is Not Superior To Sodium Hypochlorite As A Root Canal Disinfectant During Root Canal Therapy For Apical Periodontitis Clinical Question In a patient who is diabetic, does irrigating with chlorhexidine in addition (...) to sodium hypochlorite improve the healing rate of apical periodontitis better than sodium hypochlorite alone? Clinical Bottom Line Chlorhexidine is apparently neither inferior nor superior to sodium hypochlorite as a root canal disinfectant. Patients in this study were recruited from a dental school endodontic clinic and were not stated do be diabetic. (See Comments on the CAT below) Best Evidence (you may view more info by clicking on the PubMed ID link) PubMed ID Author / Year Patient Group Study

UTHSCSA Dental School CAT Library2011

89. Economic value of dispensing home-based preoperative chlorhexidine bathing cloths to prevent surgical site infection

Economic value of dispensing home-based preoperative chlorhexidine bathing cloths to prevent surgical site infection Economic value of dispensing home-based preoperative chlorhexidine bathing cloths to prevent surgical site infection Economic value of dispensing home-based preoperative chlorhexidine bathing cloths to prevent surgical site infection Bailey RR, Stuckey DR, Norman BA, Duggan AP, Bacon KM, Connor DL, Lee I, Muder RR, Lee BY Record Status This is a critical abstract of an economic (...) evaluation that meets the criteria for inclusion on NHS EED. Each abstract contains a brief summary of the methods, the results and conclusions followed by a detailed critical assessment on the reliability of the study and the conclusions drawn. CRD summary The objective was to estimate the cost-effectiveness of providing chlorhexidine bathing cloths to patients at home before an orthopaedic operation, to prevent surgical site infection. The authors concluded that even with low patient compliance

NHS Economic Evaluation Database.2011

90. Topical chlorhexidine may be useful in preventing dry socket.

Topical chlorhexidine may be useful in preventing dry socket. Topical chlorhexidine may be useful in preventing dry socket. ADA Websites Access news, member benefits and ADA policy Attend ADA's premier event Take advantage of endorsed, discounted business products Access cutting-edge continuing education courses Find evidence to support your clinical decisions Access member-only practice content Make a difference with dentistry's premier charitable organization Purchase ADA products Access oral (...) -health information for the public and ADA Find-A-Dentist Partnerships and Commissions Learn about ADA CERP recognition, look up CERP recognized CE providers and find CE courses. Explore CODA's role and find accredited schools and programs Learn about the examinations used in licensing dentists and dental hygienists View the campaign and resources for children's oral health Visit the Ad Council's children's oral health website Evidence Education About * Associated Topics Topical chlorhexidine may

ADA Center for Evidence-Based Dentistry2011

91. Topical chlorhexidine may be useful in preventing dry socket.

Topical chlorhexidine may be useful in preventing dry socket. Topical chlorhexidine may be useful in preventing dry socket. ADA Websites Access news, member benefits and ADA policy Attend ADA's premier event Access cutting-edge continuing education courses Find evidence to support your clinical decisions Access member-only practice content Make a difference with dentistry's premier charitable organization Take advantage of endorsed, discounted business products Purchase ADA products Access oral (...) -health information for the public and ADA Find-A-Dentist Partnerships and Commissions Learn about ADA CERP recognition, look up CERP recognized CE providers and find CE courses. Explore CODA's role and find accredited schools and programs Learn about the examinations used in licensing dentists and dental hygienists View the campaign and resources for children's oral health Visit the Ad Council's children's oral health website Evidence Education About * Associated Topics Topical chlorhexidine may

ADA Center for Evidence-Based Dentistry2011

92. Anti-infective external coating of central venous catheters: a randomized, noninferiority trial comparing 5-fluorouracil with chlorhexidine/silver sulfadiazine in preventing catheter colonization

Anti-infective external coating of central venous catheters: a randomized, noninferiority trial comparing 5-fluorouracil with chlorhexidine/silver sulfadiazine in preventing catheter colonization 20711070 2010 10 20 2010 11 02 2015 11 19 1530-0293 38 11 2010 Nov Critical care medicine Crit. Care Med. Anti-infective external coating of central venous catheters: a randomized, noninferiority trial comparing 5-fluorouracil with chlorhexidine/silver sulfadiazine in preventing catheter colonization (...) . 2095-102 10.1097/CCM.0b013e3181f265ba The antimetabolite drug, 5-fluorouracil, inhibits microbial growth. Coating of central venous catheters with 5-fluorouracil may reduce the risk of catheter infection. Our objective was to compare the safety and efficacy of central venous catheters externally coated with 5-fluorouracil with those coated with chlorhexidine and silver sulfadiazine. Prospective, single-blind, randomized, active-controlled, multicentered, noninferiority trial. Twenty-five US medical

EvidenceUpdates2011

93. The effect of a chlorhexidine-based surgical lubricant during pelvic examination on the detection of group B Streptococcus

The effect of a chlorhexidine-based surgical lubricant during pelvic examination on the detection of group B Streptococcus 20022579 2010 03 08 2010 04 06 2013 11 21 1097-6868 202 3 2010 Mar American journal of obstetrics and gynecology Am. J. Obstet. Gynecol. The effect of a chlorhexidine-based surgical lubricant during pelvic examination on the detection of group B Streptococcus. 276.e1-3 10.1016/j.ajog.2009.10.860 The objective of the study was to estimate whether surgical lubricant used (...) cultures before the use of surgical lubricant. Copyright 2010 Mosby, Inc. All rights reserved. Schwope Ora I OI Department of Obstetrics, Gynecology, and Reproductive Science, Mount Sinai School of Medicine, New York, NY, USA. Chen Katherine T KT Mehta Isha I Re Margaret M Rand Larry L eng Journal Article 2009 12 22 United States Am J Obstet Gynecol 0370476 0002-9378 0 Anti-Infective Agents, Local 0 Lubricants MOR84MUD8E chlorhexidine gluconate R4KO0DY52L Chlorhexidine AIM IM Adult Anti-Infective

EvidenceUpdates2010

94. Systematic review and meta-analysis of preoperative antisepsis with chlorhexidine versus povidone-iodine in clean-contaminated surgery

Systematic review and meta-analysis of preoperative antisepsis with chlorhexidine versus povidone-iodine in clean-contaminated surgery Systematic review and meta-analysis of preoperative antisepsis with chlorhexidine versus povidone-iodine in clean-contaminated surgery Systematic review and meta-analysis of preoperative antisepsis with chlorhexidine versus povidone-iodine in clean-contaminated surgery Noorani A, Rabey N, Walsh SR, Davies RJ CRD summary Preoperative cleansing of the skin (...) with chlorhexidine had significant benefits compared with povidone iodine in reducing postoperative surgical site infections after clean-contaminated surgery. The poor quality of the included studies and some methodological flaws mean that the results should be interpreted with caution and that the reliability of the authors' conclusions is not clear. Authors' objectives To determine whether povidone-iodine or chlorhexidine was the preferred agent for cleansing of skin prior to clean-contaminated surgery

DARE.2010

95. Systematic review and cost analysis comparing use of chlorhexidine with use of iodine for preoperative skin antisepsis to prevent surgical site infection

Systematic review and cost analysis comparing use of chlorhexidine with use of iodine for preoperative skin antisepsis to prevent surgical site infection Systematic review and cost analysis comparing use of chlorhexidine with use of iodine for preoperative skin antisepsis to prevent surgical site infection Systematic review and cost analysis comparing use of chlorhexidine with use of iodine for preoperative skin antisepsis to prevent surgical site infection Lee I, Agarwal RK, Lee BY, Fishman (...) NO, Umscheid CA Record Status This is a critical abstract of an economic evaluation that meets the criteria for inclusion on NHS EED. Each abstract contains a brief summary of the methods, the results and conclusions followed by a detailed critical assessment on the reliability of the study and the conclusions drawn. CRD summary The objective was to examine the clinical and economic impact of chlorhexidine compared with iodine for preoperative skin antisepsis in surgical patients for the prevention

NHS Economic Evaluation Database.2010

96. Herbal mouthwash more effective than OTC mouthwash and may be as effective as chlorhexidine rinse.

Herbal mouthwash more effective than OTC mouthwash and may be as effective as chlorhexidine rinse. UTCAT479, Found CAT view, CRITICALLY APPRAISED TOPICs University: | | ORAL HEALTH EVIDENCE-BASED PRACTICE PROGRAM View the CAT / Title Herbal mouthwash more effective than OTC mouthwash and may be as effective as chlorhexidine rinse Clinical Question Can herbal mouthwash be as effective as OTC mouthwash at preventing gum disease? Clinical Bottom Line In vivo, both herbal mouth and gum therapy (...) and Peridex were significantly more effective at inhibiting microbial growth than Listerine. In vitro, Chlorhexidine rinse was the most effective; herbal rinse was less effective than chlorhexidine but more effective than an essential oil rinse. (See Comments on the CAT below) Best Evidence (you may view more info by clicking on the PubMed ID link) PubMed ID Author / Year Patient Group Study type (level of evidence) #1) Haffajee/2008 120 inoculated plates In vitro study Key results In vitro, Chlorhexidine

UTHSCSA Dental School CAT Library2010

97. Chlorhexidine Applications Improve Oral Health of Patients with Down Syndrome

Chlorhexidine Applications Improve Oral Health of Patients with Down Syndrome UTCAT466, Found CAT view, CRITICALLY APPRAISED TOPICs University: | | ORAL HEALTH EVIDENCE-BASED PRACTICE PROGRAM View the CAT / Title Chlorhexidine Applications Improve Oral Health of Patients with Down Syndrome Clinical Question In a patient with Down Syndrome and poor oral hygiene, will chlorhexidine applications prove more successful at increasing the patient’s overall oral health versus no treatment? Clinical (...) Bottom Line Chlorhexidine applications in a 2% sustained-delivery dosage form along with rinses with 0.2% chlorhexidine mouthwash and brushing with 1% chlorhexidine gel improve the oral health of patients with Down Syndrome. (See Comments on the CAT below) Best Evidence (you may view more info by clicking on the PubMed ID link) PubMed ID Author / Year Patient Group Study type (level of evidence) #1) Stabholz/1991 30 subjects with Down Syndrome; 10 received placebo, 10 received chlorhexidine solution

UTHSCSA Dental School CAT Library2010

98. Randomised controlled trial: Preoperative skin cleansing with chlorhexidine-alcohol reduces surgical site infection after clean-contaminated surgery compared with povidone-iodine

Randomised controlled trial: Preoperative skin cleansing with chlorhexidine-alcohol reduces surgical site infection after clean-contaminated surgery compared with povidone-iodine Preoperative skin cleansing with chlorhexidine-alcohol reduces surgical site infection after clean-contaminated surgery compared with povidone-iodine | Evidence-Based Nursing This site uses cookies. By continuing to browse the site you are agreeing to our use of cookies. Log in via your Society Log in using your (...) username and password For personal accounts OR managers of institutional accounts Username * Password * your user name or password? Search for this keyword Search for this keyword Main menu Log in via your Society Log in using your username and password For personal accounts OR managers of institutional accounts Username * Password * your user name or password? You are here Preoperative skin cleansing with chlorhexidine-alcohol reduces surgical site infection after clean-contaminated surgery compared

Evidence-Based Nursing (Requires free registration)2010

99. Chlorhexidine-Alcohol versus Povidone-Iodine for Surgical-Site Antisepsis.

Chlorhexidine-Alcohol versus Povidone-Iodine for Surgical-Site Antisepsis. 20054046 2010 01 07 2010 01 14 2013 11 21 1533-4406 362 1 2010 Jan 07 The New England journal of medicine N. Engl. J. Med. Chlorhexidine-Alcohol versus Povidone-Iodine for Surgical-Site Antisepsis. 18-26 10.1056/NEJMoa0810988 Since the patient's skin is a major source of pathogens that cause surgical-site infection, optimization of preoperative skin antisepsis may decrease postoperative infections. We hypothesized (...) that preoperative skin cleansing with chlorhexidine-alcohol is more protective against infection than is povidone-iodine. We randomly assigned adults undergoing clean-contaminated surgery in six hospitals to preoperative skin preparation with either chlorhexidine-alcohol scrub or povidone-iodine scrub and paint. The primary outcome was any surgical-site infection within 30 days after surgery. Secondary outcomes included individual types of surgical-site infections. A total of 849 subjects (409

NEJM2010

100. Oropharyngeal cleansing with 0.2% chlorhexidine for prevention of nosocomial pneumonia in critically ill patients: an open-label randomized trial with 0.01% potassium permanganate as control

Oropharyngeal cleansing with 0.2% chlorhexidine for prevention of nosocomial pneumonia in critically ill patients: an open-label randomized trial with 0.01% potassium permanganate as control 19420193 2009 05 07 2009 06 11 2017 06 03 1931-3543 135 5 2009 May Chest Chest Oropharyngeal cleansing with 0.2% chlorhexidine for prevention of nosocomial pneumonia in critically ill patients: an open-label randomized trial with 0.01% potassium permanganate as control. 1150-1156 S0012-3692(09)60292-0 (...) 10.1378/chest.08-1321 Oral cleansing with chlorhexidine decreases the incidence of nosocomial pneumonia in patients after cardiac surgery. However, evidence of its benefit in ICU patients is conflicting. Patients admitted to the ICU of an Indian tertiary care teaching hospital were randomized to twice-daily oropharyngeal cleansing with 0.2% chlorhexidine or 0.01% potassium permanganate (control) solution. Effects on the incidence of nosocomial pneumonia during ICU stay (primary outcome) and length

EvidenceUpdates2009