Aseptic insertion of central venous lines to reduce bacteraemia.

@article{Burrell2011AsepticIO,
  title={Aseptic insertion of central venous lines to reduce bacteraemia.},
  author={Anthony R. Burrell and Mary-Louise McLaws and Margherita Murgo and Eda Calabria and Annette C Pantle and Robert Herkes},
  journal={The Medical journal of Australia},
  year={2011},
  volume={194 11},
  pages={583-7}
}
OBJECTIVE To reduce the rate of central line-associated bacteraemia (CLAB). DESIGN A collaborative quality improvement project in intensive care units (ICUs) to promote aseptic insertion of central venous lines (CVLs). A checklist was used to record compliance with all aspects of aseptic CVL insertion, with maximal sterile barrier precautions for clinicians ("clinician bundle") and patients ("patient bundle"). CLAB was identified and reported using a standard surveillance definition… CONTINUE READING

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