To the Editor Dr Noto and colleagues1 reported results of a trial of daily bathing with chlorhexidine gluconate cloths compared with nonantimicrobial cloths in critically ill patients. They found that chlorhexidine did not reduce the incidence of health care–associated infections and concluded that the findings did not support daily bathing of critically ill patients with chlorhexidine.
van Zanten ARH. Chlorhexidine Bathing and Infections in Critically Ill Patients. JAMA. 2015;313(18):1862-1863. doi:10.1001/jama.2015.3527