TITLE

Upon Further Review: Femoral Venous Catheters Do Not Increase Risk of Catheter-Related Bloodstream Infection

AUTHOR(S)
Watkins, Richard R.
PUB. DATE
February 2013
SOURCE
Hospital Medicine Alert;Feb2013, Vol. 7 Issue 12, p89
SOURCE TYPE
Periodical
DOC. TYPE
Article
ABSTRACT
The article discusses that, in meta-analysis investigators have found that recent studies does not show any difference in the risk of catheter-related bloodstream infections between internal jugular, subclavian, and femoral sites; older studies had a lower risk for the internal jugular site than the femoral site.
ACCESSION #
85155157

 

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