Impact on knowledge and practice of an intervention to control catheter infection in the ICU

@article{Guembe2012ImpactOK,
  title={Impact on knowledge and practice of an intervention to control catheter infection in the ICU},
  author={Mar{\'i}a Guembe and Alfonso P{\'e}rez-Parra and Eduardo Gomez and Manuel S{\'a}nchez-Luna and Amaya Bustinza and Ezequiel A. Zamora and Angel Carrillo-{\'A}lvarez and Adriana Cuenca and B. Canteli Padilla and Pablo Mart{\'i}n-Rabad{\'a}n and Emilio Bouza},
  journal={European Journal of Clinical Microbiology & Infectious Diseases},
  year={2012},
  volume={31},
  pages={2799-2808}
}
Information on the impact of care bundles has been mainly acquired in adult intensive care units (ICUs). However, specific data for educational programs are scarce. Our objective was to analyze the impact of an educational program on the knowledge and prevention of catheter-related bloodstream infection (CRBSI) in two pediatric intensive care units (P-ICUs). A prospective study was carried out at a large teaching institution in Madrid, Spain. Healthcare workers’ (HCWs) knowledge of guidelines… CONTINUE READING