TITLE

Central Catheter Infections

AUTHOR(S)
Racco, Marian; Horn, Kathleen
PUB. DATE
February 2007
SOURCE
Critical Care Nurse;Feb2007, Vol. 27 Issue 1, p80
SOURCE TYPE
Academic Journal
DOC. TYPE
Article
ABSTRACT
The article focuses on an interdisciplinary team organized by the Hunterdon Medical Center to tackle central catheter bacteremias. The team was led by the intensive care unit clinical coordinator. The team identified the key factors that potentially increased a patient's risk of infection through central catheter. The team effort enhanced patient care, the hospital's bottom line, and professional satisfaction.
ACCESSION #
23771109

 

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