CS114 The Impact of Evidenced-Based Practices in Reducing Catheter-Related Blood Stream Infections in a Pediatric CTICU
- Catheter related blood stream infection in Indian PICUs: Several unanswered issues! Singhi, Sunit; Nallasamy, Karthi // Indian Journal of Critical Care Medicine;May/Jun2013, Vol. 17 Issue 3, p127
An introduction to the journal is presented in which the guest editors discusses on catheter related blood stream infection (CRBSI) as the nosocomial infection in pediatric intensive care units (ICUs).
- Does antiseptic coated central venous catheters reduce catheter related blood stream infection? Vydyanathan, T.; Vinod, T. M.; Kumar, Arun; Kamat, V. // Indian Journal of Critical Care Medicine;Oct-Dec2004, Vol. 8 Issue 4, p223
Presents an abstract of the article "Does Antiseptic Coated Central Venous Catheters Reduce Catheter Related Blood Stream Infection," by T. Vydyanathan, T. M. Vinod, Arun Kumar, V. Kamat.
- In Box: QUALITY. Executive Treatment Urged to Drive Down Infection Rates. SHERWIN, JANE // H&HN: Hospitals & Health Networks;Sep2010, Vol. 84 Issue 9, p22
The article discusses a survey which was conducted by the Association for Professionals in Infection Control and Epidemiology and found that reducing catheter-related blood stream infections remains a challenge for many hospitals. A discussion of a checklist which was developed by the Michigan...
- Anti-microbial or antiseptic impregnated central venous catheters: update on a â€œcentralâ€ debate. dos Santos, C. C.; Stewart, T. E.; McGeer, A. // Intensive Care Medicine;Feb2000, Vol. 26 Issue 2, p246
Focuses on the prevention of catheter related colonization and infection in critical care research. Complexity of the pathogenesis of catheter related infections; Significance of anti-microbial or antiseptic impregnated central venous catheters to intensive care medicine; Use of coated line for...
- Achieving Zero Catheter Related Blood Stream Infections: 15 Month Success in a Community Based Medical Center. Harnage, Sophie // Journal of the Association for Vascular Access;Winter2007, Vol. 12 Issue 4, p203
An abstract of the poster presentation "Achieving Zero Catheter Related Blood Stream Infections: 15 Month Success in a Community Based Medical Center," by Sophie Harnage is presented.
- Bismuth coating of non-tunneled haemodialysis catheters reduces bacterial colonization: a randomized controlled trial. Schindler, Ralf; Heemann, Uwe; Haug, Ulrike; Stoelck, Benjamin; Karatas, Aysun; Pohle, Cosima; Deppisch, Reinhold; Beck, Werner; Hollenbeck, Markus // Nephrology Dialysis Transplantation;Aug2010, Vol. 25 Issue 8, p2651
Background. Haemodialysis (HD) catheter-related blood stream infections are a major cause of morbidity and mortality in patients with acute and chronic renal failure.
- Catheter-related blood stream infections (CRBSI): a European view. Vanholder, Raymond; Canaud, Bernard; Fluck, Richard; Jadoul, Michel; Labriola, Laura; Marti-Monros, Anna; Tordoir, Jan; Van Biesen, Wim // Nephrology Dialysis Transplantation;Jun2010, Vol. 25 Issue 6, p1753
The author reflects on the diagnosis and treatment of catheter-related blood stream infections (CRBSI). He cites the order of preference of using tunnelled catheters compared to the non-tunnelled ones. The author discusses several ways to prevent catheter-related infections which include the...
- Bapen symposium: "original communications". // Gut;Jul2012 Supplement, Vol. 61, pA14
The article presents abstracts on medical topics which include home parenteral nutrition (HPN) as an essential treatment modality for patients with Type 3 intestinal failure, effectiveness of taurolidine in reducing the incidence of catheter related blood stream infections, and the effectiveness...
- Catheters, Materials, and Infection. Williams, David // Medical Device Technology;Mar2002, Vol. 13 Issue 2, p8
Reports the influence of catheter material on infection rates in Great Britain. Increase cost of treatment; Growth of microorganisms on external or inner endoluminal surfaces; Mechanism of the catheter-related blood stream infection.
- Achieving Zero Catheter Related Blood Stream Infections: 15 Months Success in a Community Based Medical Center. Harnage, Sophie A. // Journal of the Association for Vascular Access;Winter2007, Vol. 12 Issue 4, p218
Achieving Zero Catheter Related Blood Stream Infections: 15 Month Success In A Community Based Medical Center. Background and Purpose: Catheter related blood stream infection (CRBSI) is a major cause of patient morbidity, mortality, and cost. Lower CRBSI rates would decrease inpatient length of...