Central Catheter Infections

Racco, Marian; Horn, Kathleen
February 2009
Critical Care Nurse;Feb2009 Supplement, p51
Academic Journal
A reprint of the article "Central Catheter Infections: Use of a Multidisciplinary Team to Find Simple Solutions," by Marian Racco and Kathleen Horn, which appeared in Volume 27, Number 1 issue of the "Critical Care Nurse" periodical is presented. It focuses on an interdisciplinary team organized by Hunterdon Medical Center in Flemington, New Jersey to tackle central catheter bacteremias. One of the factors determined by the team that potentially increased a patient's risk of infection through the central catheter is the choice of insertion site.


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