26 CATHETER-RELATED INFECTION

@inproceedings{Kaur26CI,
  title={26 CATHETER-RELATED INFECTION},
  author={Shubjeet Kaur and M. D. and Stephen O Heard}
}
Intravascular catheters are an inherent part of medical practice and may be inserted for a wide variety ofindications from the basic (administration of medications or fluids) to the complex (e.g., hemodynamic monitoring of critically ill patients). One significant risk associated with the use of these catheters is infection. The infection may be local (suppmation at the site of insertion), thereby resulting in patient discomfort and the inconvenience of changing the site, or systemic, resulting… CONTINUE READING

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