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Clinical practice guidelines for the diagnosis and management of intravascular catheter-related infection: 2009 Update by the Infectious Diseases Society of America.
These updated guidelines replace the previous management guidelines published in 2001. The guidelines are intended for use by health care providers who care for patients who either have theseExpand
Guidelines for the prevention of intravascular catheter-related infections.
These guidelines have been developed for healthcare personnel who insert intravascular catheters and for persons responsible for surveillance and control of infections in hospital, outpatient, andExpand
Clinical practice guideline for the use of antimicrobial agents in neutropenic patients with cancer: 2010 update by the infectious diseases society of america.
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This document updates and expands the initial Infectious Diseases Society of America (IDSA) Fever and Neutropenia Guideline that was published in 1997 and first updated in 2002 and developed a clearer definition of which populations of patients with cancer may benefit most from antibiotic, antifungal, and antiviral prophylaxis. Expand
Guidelines for the prevention of intravascular catheter-related infections.
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This research presents a meta-analysis of 120 cases of central giant cell granuloma in mice over a 12-month period and shows clear patterns of infection and disease progression that are hallmarks of organ failure. Expand
Clinical practice guideline for the use of antimicrobial agents in neutropenic patients with cancer: 2010 Update by the Infectious Diseases Society of America.
TLDR
This document updates and expands the initial Infectious Diseases Society of America (IDSA) Fever and Neutropenia Guideline that was published in 1997 and first updated in 2002 and developed a clearer definition of which populations of patients with cancer may benefit most from antibiotic, antifungal, and antiviral prophylaxis. Expand
Guidelines for the management of intravascular catheter-related infections.
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These guidelines address the issues related to the management of catheter-related bacteremia and associated complications and provide evidence-based recommendations for assessment of the quality and strength of the data. Expand
Guidelines for the Prevention of Intravascular Catheter–Related Infections
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Examples of evidence-based interventions that can reduce the risk for serious catheter-related infection are education and training, maximal sterile barrier precautions, and 2% chlorhexidine preparation for skin antisepsis. Expand
The epidemiology of hematogenous candidiasis caused by different Candida species.
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There has been a substantial shift in the epidemiology of hematogenous candidiasis caused by different Candida species in recent years, and fluconazole appears to be playing a major role in this observed shift. Expand
Guidelines for the Management of Intravascular Catheter-Related Infections
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These guidelines from the Infectious Diseases Society of America, the American College of Critical Care Medicine, and the Society for Healthcare Epidemiology of America contain recommendations for the management of adults and children with, and diagnosis of infections related to, peripheral and nontunneled central venous catheters, pulmonary artery catheter, tunneled central cathetes, and implantable devices. Expand
Intravascular catheter-related infections: advances in diagnosis, prevention, and management.
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Management of catheter-related bloodstream infections involves deciding on catheter removal, antimicrobial catheter lock solution, and the type and duration of systemic antimicrobial therapy, which depends on the identity of the organism causing the bloodstream infection. Expand
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