Chlorhexidine's complications. - GreenMedInfo Summary

Abstract Title:

Chlorhexidine's complications.

Abstract Source:

J Perioper Pract. 2010 Aug ;20(8):300-1. PMID: 20860191

Abstract Author(s):

Niroshan Sivathasan, Nirupa Sivathasan, Lavnya Vijayarajan

Article Affiliation:

University of Leicester, Robert Kilpatrick Clinical Sciences Building Leicester Royal Infirmary, Leicester, LEI 5WW. [email protected]


Chlorhexidine is an effective cleansing skin-preparation agent and has many user benefits. It has, however, been associated with a number of complications which are highlighted in this paper. All users of chlorhexidine must be aware of these risks and employ insightful use of this chemical.

Study Type : Human Study
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