Published in Blood Weekly, May 20th, 2010
The Cincinnati Children's Hospital Medical Center study shows that a project to reduce catheter-associated bloodstream infections in cardiac intensive care units reduced their incidence from a baseline of 3.3 per 1,000 central line days to 0.55 per 1,000 central line days at the end of the intervention period.
"We were able to reduce the incidence of bloodstream infections after implementing a central...
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