Hospital-wide chlorhexidine gluconate bed bathing protocol

Reese, S.M. et al. American Journal of Infection Control. Published online: 5 January 2017

The objective of this study was to determine understanding of bed bathing practices over time after the implementation of a standardized bed bathing protocol. An online survey addressing bathing practices was administered preintervention and 6 and 18 months postintervention to all nurses and technicians caring for adult patients. Survey responses suggested that the intervention resulted in sustained understanding of the standardized bed bathing protocol.

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