Chlorhexidine Oral Care: From Prevention of Pneumonia to Risk Factor for Mortality - Online Course

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Explore innovative and collaborative research and evidence-based practice strategies that connect colleagues to improve global health outcomes.

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$12.50

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This course is available for FREE to Sigma Members.

Chlorhexidine oral care is often applied in hospitalized patients for maintaining oral health or for the prevention of pneumonia albeit that evidence is not consistent across distinct patient populations. Recent insights however, presume that this oral antiseptic might increase mortality. These findings incite thorough reappraisal of this widespread practice.

Conference Outcomes:

  • Explore innovative and collaborative research and evidence-based practice strategies that connect colleagues to improve global health outcomes

About the Author

Stijn Blot is research professor at Ghent University in various fields of infectious diseases. Over the past 2 decades he published over 300 articles and he was provided about 200 invited lectures at international congresses.

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