MICHAELBIGBYMDDAMIANOABENIMD, MPHROSAMARIACORONADSc, MDURBÀGONZÁLEZMD, PhDARBAR A.QURESHIMD, MPHMOYSESSZKLOMD, MPH, DrPHHYWELWILLIAMSMSc, PhD, FRCP
Question: In patients with head lice, does intervention with the Bug Buster kit or pediculicide treatment lead to higher rates of cure?
Design: Randomized, outcome-evaluator–masked, active-controlled trial.
Setting: Academic-driven, community-recruited patients from 4 counties in England and 1 county in Scotland after information has been widely distributed to general practitioners (GPs), local pharmacies, primary schools, and parents' meetings.
Chosidow O. Bug Buster for Head LiceIs It Effective?. Arch Dermatol. 2006;142(12):1635-1637. doi:10.1001/archderm.142.12.1635