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Interventions for treating head lice

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Abstract

This is the protocol for a review and there is no abstract. The objectives are as follows:

  1. to compare the effectiveness of interventions for the treatment of pediculosis capitis;

  2. to compare the effectiveness of different formulations (of lotion, shampoo, creme rinse, mousse or systemic treatments) of the same insecticide against pediculosis capitis;

  3. to determine the safety and tolerability of topical chemical or herbal applications, physical methods or oral treatment agents used for treating pediculosis capitis; and

  4. to determine the relative effectiveness of topical pediculicides, physical methods and oral treatments.

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