CHG: The IT Antiseptic

  • Author: Joan Hebden, MS, RN, CIC, FAPIC
  • 1 Contact Hour
  • 50:52

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This presentation addresses the mechanism of action of chlorhexidine gluconate (CHG), defines the uses of CHG to prevent central line associated bloodstream infections (CLABSIs) in the context of extraluminal and intraluminal modes of bacterial pathogenesis and highlights the current CDC recommendations for the use of CHG to prevent CLABSI.

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