Salt Lake City,
The goal of this study is to see if heated air will kill head lice and their eggs. The
treatment visit is approximately 1 hour long with a follow up phone call.
Head lice strikes fear into the hearts of parents of school age children. Ridding a child
of head lice is one of the most frustrating experiences a parent can face.
The objective of this project is to test whether louse desiccation using our prototype is an
effective means of controlling head louse infestations in children.
Children age 6 and over are included in this study.
- Must be at least 6 years old, male or female Parent to attend treatment Able to comb
the hair with no problems
- Chemical shampoos used within 14 days Open sores or wounds on the scalp Recent head