TITLE

Central Catheter Infections

AUTHOR(S)
Racco, Marian; Horn, Kathleen
PUB. DATE
February 2009
SOURCE
Critical Care Nurse;Feb2009 Supplement, p51
SOURCE TYPE
Academic Journal
DOC. TYPE
Article
ABSTRACT
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.
ACCESSION #
36648144

 

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