[Risk of bacteremia associated with intravascular devices stratified by birth weight in born of a public hospital of high complexity: follow-up to seven years].

Abstract

INTRODUCTION Bacteremia associated to vascular catheters is the most frequent nosocomial infection in Neonatal Intensive Care Units and increases cost and mortality. OBJECTIVE To know the risk of bacteremia related to vascular devices in hospitalized newborns, stratified by birth weight. METHOD A surveillance system was established considering birth… (More)
DOI: 10.4067/S0716-10182015000400004

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