Central and peripheral venous lines-associated blood stream infections in the critically ill surgical patients

Abstract

Critically ill surgical patients are always at increased risk of actual or potentially life-threatening health complications. Central/peripheral venous lines form a key part of their care. We review the current evidence on incidence of central and peripheral venous catheter-related bloodstream infections in critically ill surgical patients, and outline… (More)
DOI: 10.1186/1750-1164-6-8

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