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What’s new in the prevention of healthcare-associated infections using chlorhexidine gluconate-impregnated washcloths

Sandrine Dray| Jean-Marie Forel| Laurent Papazian
What's New in Intensive Care
Volume 45, Issue 2 / February , 2019

Pages 249 - 251

No abstract available.

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