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The Effect of Zufa Versus Chlorhexidine Gluconate Mouthwashes on Oral Flora of Patients Under Mechanical Ventilation in the Intensive Care Unit: A Double-Blind, Randomized Clinical Trial

Abbasali Ebrahimian ORCID 1 , Raheb Ghorbani ORCID 2 , Mehrooz Alishah ORCID 3 , Alieh Zamani-Kiasari 4 , Niloofar Kianvash-Rad ORCID 5 and Monir Nobahar ORCID 1 , 2 , 6 , *
Authors Information
1 Nursing Care Research Center, Semnan University of Medical Sciences, Semnan, Iran
2 Social Determinants of Health Research Center, Semnan University of Medical Sciences, Semnan, Iran
3 Student Research Committee, Nursing and Midwifery School, Semnan University of Medical Sciences, Semnan, Iran
4 Department of Anesthesiology and Critical Care, Mazandaran University of Medical Sciences, Mazandaran, Iran
5 Department of Cosmetic and Restorative, Dental School, Semnan University of Medical Sciences, Semnan, Iran
6 Medical-Surgical Nursing Group, Nursing and Midwifery School, Semnan University of Medical Sciences, Semnan, Iran
Article information
  • Iranian Red Crescent Medical Journal: 21 (5); e89639
  • Published Online: May 21, 2019
  • Article Type: Research Article
  • Received: January 20, 2019
  • Revised: May 2, 2019
  • Accepted: May 7, 2019
  • DOI: 10.5812/ircmj.89639

To Cite: Ebrahimian A, Ghorbani R, Alishah M, Zamani-Kiasari A , Kianvash-Rad N, et al. The Effect of Zufa Versus Chlorhexidine Gluconate Mouthwashes on Oral Flora of Patients Under Mechanical Ventilation in the Intensive Care Unit: A Double-Blind, Randomized Clinical Trial, Iran Red Crescent Med J. Online ahead of Print ; 21(5):e89639. doi: 10.5812/ircmj.89639.

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1. Background
2. Objectives
3. Methods
4. Results
5. Discussion
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