Selective digestive decontamination is superior to selective oropharyngeal decontamination
1 Department of Emergency, Unit of Anesthesia and Intensive Care, Presidio Ospedaliero, Via Fatebenefratelli 34, 34170 Gorizia, Italy
2 School of Clinical Sciences, University of Liverpool, Liverpool L69 3GA, UK
3 Intensive Care Unit, Onze Lieve Vrouwe Gasthuis, 1090 HM Amsterdam, The Netherlands
Critical Care 2011, 15:411 doi:10.1186/cc10068
See related research by Schultz and Haas, http://ccforum.com/content/15/1/R18Published: 18 March 2011
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We are interested in the debate on the efficacy and safety of selective digestive decontamination (SDD) and selective oropharyngeal decontamination (SOD) raised by Schultz and Haas in their review .