Catheter related blood stream infections in the paediatric intensive care unit: A descriptive study

@inproceedings{Thomas2013CatheterRB,
  title={Catheter related blood stream infections in the paediatric intensive care unit: A descriptive study},
  author={Diana Thomas and Narayanan Parameswaran and B N Harish},
  booktitle={Indian journal of critical care medicine : peer-reviewed, official publication of Indian Society of Critical Care Medicine},
  year={2013}
}
CONTEXT Catheter related blood stream infections (CRBSI) contributes significantly to morbidity, mortality and costs in intensive care unit (ICU). The patient profile, infrastructure and resources in ICU are different in the developing world as compared to western countries. Studies regarding CRBSI from pediatric intensive care unit (PICU) are scanty in the Indian literature. AIMS To determine the frequency and risk factors of CRBSI in children admitted to PICU. SETTINGS AND DESIGN… CONTINUE READING

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