Reply To: CHG bathing and GvH

  • Mary Lynn Rae

    Member
    August 30, 2016 at 11:59 am

    We do not use it for patients that have any sign of skin irritation but especially Grade 3 or 4.  No evidence to support.

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    Mary Lynn Rae, CPHON,MSN,RN
    Ann & Robert H Lurie Childrens Hospital of Chicago
    Chicago, IL
    United States
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    Original Message:
    Sent: 08-26-2016 08:29 AM
    From: Chris Donaghey
    Subject: CHG bathing and GvH

    Hello all,

    Does your hospital have a policy on the use of CHG wipes on kids experiencing skin GvH (yes/no, staging, etc.)? And if you could share policy or evidence either way, that would be wonderful as we are evaluating ours versus one for an entire academic health center.

    Thanks!

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    Chris Donaghey, CNS,CPHON,MSN,RN
    Clinical Nurse Specialist – Hematology/Oncology/Stem Cell Transplant
    Indianapolis, IN
    United States
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