Electronic health record solutions to reduce central line-associated bloodstream infections by enhancing documentation of central line insertion practices, line days, and daily line necessity.

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BACKGROUND Central line-associated bloodstream infections (CLABSIs) continue to cause preventable morbidity and mortality, but methods for tracking and ensuring consistency of CLABSI-prevention activities remain underdeveloped. METHODS We created an integrated electronic health record solution to prompt sterile central venous catheter (CVC) insertion, CVC… (More)
DOI: 10.1016/j.ajic.2015.10.036

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