TITLE

Long-term elimination of ICU infections requires specific steps

AUTHOR(S)
Traynor, Kate
PUB. DATE
October 2011
SOURCE
American Journal of Health-System Pharmacy;10/1/2011, Vol. 68 Issue 19, p1765
SOURCE TYPE
Academic Journal
DOC. TYPE
Article
ABSTRACT
The article dissusses a checklist used by hospitals in Michigan for the elimination of central-line-associated bloodstream infections (CLABSIs) from intensive care units (ICUs). The checklist was developed by Peter Pronovost, director of the Quality and Safety Research Group at the John Hopkins University School of Medicine in Baltimore, Maryland, and is based on an infection-control guideline from the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC).
ACCESSION #
65580794

 

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