|Title||An Effective Nonchemical Treatment for Head Lice: A Lot of Hot Air |
|Publication Type||Journal Article |
|Year of Publication||2006 |
|Authors||Goates, BM, Atkin JS, Wilding KG, Birch KG, Cottam MR, Bush SE, Clayton DH |
|Accession Number||46541 |
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|Abstract||Our findings demonstrate that one 30-minute application of hot air has the potential to eradicate head lice infestations. In summary, hot air is an effective, safe treatment and one to which lice are unlikely to evolve resistance.