EB75: Eliminating Central Catheter-Associated Blood Stream Infections: Counting Down to Zero With a Nurse-Driven Collaboration
- CNE: Continuing Nursing Education. Preventing Infections in Hemodialysis Fistula and Graft Vascular Accesses. Deaver, Kim // Nephrology Nursing Journal;Sep/Oct2010, Vol. 37 Issue 5, p503
The Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services has placed a strong focus on vascular access infections by relating dialysis access infections to patient quality of life and access longevity. Hemodialysis providers are challenged to assess, identify, monitor, and prevent access infections....
- EB103: Reducing Central Catheter-Associated Blood Stream Infection in Trauma Patients: A Multifaceted, Evidence-Based Approach. Von Rueden, Kathryn; McQuillan, Karen; Thurman, Paul; Stanek, Gena; Emerick, Michele; Armstrong, Lynn; Dinardo, Terry; Handley, Claudia; Boyd, Debra; Perry, Jennifer // Critical Care Nurse;Apr2011, Vol. 31 Issue 2, pe40
No abstract available.
- ABSTRACTS: POSTER PRESENTATIONS: Project Zero Bacteremia. // CONNECT: The World of Critical Care Nursing;2011, Vol. 8 Issue 2, p66
An abstract of the article "Project Zero Bacteremia," by Maria Dolores Gonzalez Caro and colleagues is presented.
- Infection Stops Here. Au, Warlita Barcelona; Cregan, Nicole // Critical Care Nurse;Feb2011, Vol. 31 Issue 1, p101
No abstract available.
- The Stories Behind the Stats: NACHRI Quality Transformation Network Reaches Milestone. Blumenthal, Anita // Pediatric Nursing;Sep/Oct2011, Vol. 37 Issue 5, p276
The article reports that the National Association of Children's Hospitals and Related Institutions (NACHRI) Quality Transformation Network (QTN) completed the milestone of 100 million dollars in cost savings. It mentions the QTN was able to prevent about 2,964 catheter-associated central line...
- EB93 Use of Castile Soap for Indwelling Urinary Catheter Care in Critically Ill Patients. Panchisin, Teresa // Critical Care Nurse;Apr2014, Vol. 34 Issue 2, pe24
An abstract of the article "Use of Castile Soap for Indwelling Urinary Catheter Care in Critically Ill Patients," by Teresa Panchisin is presented.
- Online Surveys: A Potential Weapon Against Clinician Non-Compliance. Schears, Gregory J. // Journal of the Association for Vascular Access;Spring2012, Vol. 17 Issue 1, p38
Over the last two decades, our understanding of the pathogenesis of central line associated blood steam infections has improved significantly. Also, increased attention has been focused on reducing healthcare worker exposure to infectious agents. Best practice protocols have been developed to...
- EB95 An Evidence-Based Practice Initiative to Decrease Catheter-Associated Urinary Tract Infections in the Pediatric Intensive Care Unit. Morgan, Lisa; McRay, Christina; Salani, Deborah; Sardinas-Lago, Nicole // Critical Care Nurse;Apr2014, Vol. 34 Issue 2, pe25
An abstract of the article "An Evidence-Based Practice Initiative to Decrease Catheter-Associated Urinary Tract Infections in the Pediatric Intensive Care Unit," by Lisa Morgan, Christina McRay, Deborah Salani and Nicole Sardinas-Lago is presented.
- EB103 Reducing Nosocomial Infections by Creating an Infection Control Committee in the Surgical Intensive Care Unit. // Critical Care Nurse;Apr2012, Vol. 32 Issue 2, pe59
An abstract of the article "Reducing Nosocomial Infections by Creating an Infection Control Committee in the Surgical Intensive Care Unit," by Melissa Browning, Ann Lough and Benson Wright is presented.