Major Studies on
Selective Digestive Decontamination
- Oostdijk. Effects of Decontamination of the Oropharynx and Intestinal Tract on Antibiotic Resistance in ICUsA Randomized Clinical Trial. JAMA 2014;epublished October 1st
- de Smet. Decontamination of the digestive tract and oropharynx in ICU patients. N Engl J Med. 2009 Jan 1;360(1):20-31.
- de Jonge. Effects of selective decontamination of the digestive tract on mortality and acquisition of resistant bacteria in intensive care: a randomised controlled trial. Lancet 2003;362:1011-1016 (abstract)
- Pugin. Oropharyngeal decontamination decreases incidence of ventilator-associated pneumonia: a randomized, placebo-controlled, double-blind clinical trial. JAMA 1991;265:2704-2710 (abstract)