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Chlorhexidine and Newborn Omphalitis and Mortality

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The Lancet

This Lancet correspondence disagrees with conclusions David Osrin & Tim Colbourn made from Cochrane reviews, which uphold the recommendation to restrict the use of chlorhexidine to “infants born at home in environments with high neonatal mortality rates.”

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