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Fighting CLABSI: An Interdisciplinary Approach for Best Practice Outcomes

@inproceedings{Dborah2014FightingCA,
  title={Fighting CLABSI: An Interdisciplinary Approach for Best Practice Outcomes},
  author={D{\'e}borah and Baldassarre and Gerry and Finkelston and Marie and Decker and Mark and Lewis and Michelle and Niesley},
  year={2014}
}
Central line-associated bloodstream infections (CLABSI) are among the most lethal and financially costly compared to other hospital associated infections (HAI). With over 40,000 CLABSIs per year in the US, the impact on the healthcare system is significant. The economic strain of these infections is estimated to be upwards of $26,000 per case. With the creation of a CLABSI task force came a nursing workshop, the purpose of which cascaded into a three-fold agenda: 1) review of evidence-based… Expand

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