I am a nurse educator; my staff brought up the question of whether using bleach to clean shower heads is considered part of routine/ best practice in preventing exit site infections. Can you provide some clarification please?

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I am a nurse educator; my staff brought up the question of whether using bleach to clean shower heads is considered part of routine/ best practice in preventing exit site infections. Can you provide some clarification please?

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Doctor (Canada) August 24, 2018

While some centers recommend using bleach to clean shower heads at regular intervals for PD patients, I am not aware of any studies that have specifically looked at this or any written recommendations regarding this practice.

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