Antimicrobial mouthwashes (gargling) and nasal sprays to protect healthcare workers when undertaking aerosol-generating procedures (AGPs) on patients without suspected or confirmed COVID-19 infection (Protocol)

Martin J. Burton* (Corresponding Author), Janet E. Clarkson, Beatriz Goulao, Anne-Marie Glenny, Andrew J. McBain, Anne G.M. Schilder, Katie E. Webster, Helen V. Worthington

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This is a protocol for a Cochrane Review (intervention). The objectives are as follows:

To assess the benefits and harms of antimicrobial mouthwashes and nasal sprays administered to healthcare workers (HCWs) and/or patients when undertaking aerosol‐generating procedures (AGPs) on patients without suspected or confirmed COVID‐19 infection.
Original languageEnglish
Article numberCD013628
Number of pages11
JournalCochrane Database of Systematic Reviews
Issue number5
Publication statusPublished - 20 May 2020


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