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Table 3 Oral care

From: Impact of a VAP bundle in Belgian intensive care units

Oral disinfection 2010 2011 2013 2014 2015 2016 p value
Water 1 (1%) 6 (2%) 1 (0.3%) 0 (0%) 0 (0%) 0 (0%)  
CHXD 0.2% 48 (38.4%) 126 (43%) 108 (37.5%) 132 (49.8%) 90 (33.2%) 79 (50%) < 0.0001
CHXD 0.5% 13 (10.4%) 5 (1.7%) 11 (3.8%) 7 (2.6%) 4 (1.5%) 5 (3.2%)  
CHXD 1% 0 (0%) 2 (0.7%) 26 (9%) 7 (2.6%) 16 (5.9%) 3 (1.9%)  
CHXD 2% 0 (0%) 0 (0%) 10 (3.5%) 9 (3.4%) 15 (5.5%) 7 (4.4%)  
Polyvidone iodine 44 (35.2%) 119 (40.6%) 102 (35.4%) 93 (35.1%) 124 (45.8%) 55 (34.8%)  
Other 19 (15.2%) 35 (11.9%) 30 (10.4%) 17 (6.4%) 22 (8.11%) 10 (6.3%)  
Rate of disinfection        
1/day 2 (1.6%) 31 (10.6%) 3 (1%) 9 (3.4%) 2 (0.7%) 0 (0%) < 0.0001
2/day 24 (19.2%) 41 (14%) 24 (8.3%) 27 (10.2%) 22 (8.1%) 8 (5.1%)  
3/day 36 (28.8%) 117 (39.9%) 158 (54.9%) 136 (51.3%) 116 (42.8%) 75 (47.4%)  
> 3/day 63 (50.4%) 104 (35.5%) 103 (35.8%) 93 (35.1%) 131 (48.3%) 75 (47.4%)  
Dental brushing        
0/day NK 63 (21.5%) 51 (18.7%) 32 (12.9%) 36 (13.3%) 27 (17.1%) 0.0235
1/day NK 99 (33.8%) 103 (35.8%) 88 (33.3%) 83 (30.6%) 63 (39.9%)  
2/day NK 70 (23.9%) 63 (21.9%) 81 (38.6%) 84 (31%) 51 (32.3%)  
2/day NK 46 (15.7%) 47 (16.3%) 45 (17%) 53 (19.6%) 11 (7%)  
Not applicable NK 15 (5.1%) 25 (8.7%) 19 (7.2%) 15 (5.5%) 6 (3.8%)  
  1. CHXD Chlorhexidine, NK: not known