TITLE

OWNING THE DEFECT, IMPROVING THE PROCESS

AUTHOR(S)
CLARK, CHERYL
PUB. DATE
December 2010
SOURCE
HealthLeaders Magazine;Dec2010, Vol. 13 Issue 12, p17
SOURCE TYPE
Periodical
DOC. TYPE
Article
ABSTRACT
The article features John Hopkins School of Medicine and John Hopkins Bloomberg School of Public Health and School of Nursing professor Dr. Peter Pronovost, who is behind the five-point checklist in preventing central line-associated bloodstream infections.
ACCESSION #
55637923

 

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