International Journal of Scientific and Research Publications

IJSRP, Volume 11, Issue 1, January 2021 Edition [ISSN 2250-3153]


Assessment of the Use Of Chlorhexidine Digluconate Gel for Cord Care at Kangundo Level 4 Hospital
      Claris Ambaleª٭, Brian Ngatiaª, Jonathan Nthusi ͩ ᵇ, Jacinta Mukonzoͨ
Abstract: Background: Sepsis continues to be an important cause of morbidity and mortality in neonates. One of the most important portals of entry for infections is the umbilical cord. In Kenya, the use of chlorhexidine digluconate (CHX) gel was introduced to scale in 2016 and received with mixed reactions in some hospitals with reports of medication errors and ineffectiveness received. This study sought to find out the knowledge, practices and attitude on its use in Kangundo Level 4 hospital.

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Claris Ambaleª٭, Brian Ngatiaª, Jonathan Nthusi ͩ ᵇ, Jacinta Mukonzoͨ (2021); Assessment of the Use Of Chlorhexidine Digluconate Gel for Cord Care at Kangundo Level 4 Hospital; International Journal of Scientific and Research Publications (IJSRP) 11(1) (ISSN: 2250-3153), DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.29322/IJSRP.11.01.2021.p10932
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