Chlorhexidine (CHX) or CHX plus colistin (COL) v placebo in mechanically ventilated patients*

Outcome†CHXCHX + COLPlaceboRRR (95% CI)NNT (CI)
*Abbreviations defined in glossary; RRR, NNT, and CI calculated from control event rates and hazard ratios in article.
†Follow up to diagnosis of ventilator associated pneumonia, death, or extubation.
Ventilator associated pneumonia10%18%63% (19 to 83)10 (7 to 30)
13%18%52% (7 to 76)11 (8 to 83)