Long-term elimination of ICU infections requires specific steps

Traynor, Kate
October 2011
American Journal of Health-System Pharmacy;10/1/2011, Vol. 68 Issue 19, p1765
Academic Journal
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).


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