Risk factors for central line-associated bloodstream infections in the era of best practice.

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BACKGROUND Best clinical practice aims to eliminate central line-associated blood stream infections (CLABSIs). However, CLABSIs still occur. This study's aim was to identify risk factors for CLABSI in the era of best practice. METHODS Critically ill surgical patients admitted over 2 years to the intensive care unit (ICU) for ≥ 4 days were studied… (More)
DOI: 10.1097/TA.0b013e31824d1085

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@article{Lissauer2012RiskFF, title={Risk factors for central line-associated bloodstream infections in the era of best practice.}, author={Matthew E. Lissauer and Surbhi Leekha and Michael Anne Preas and Kerri A. Thom and Steven B. Johnson}, journal={The journal of trauma and acute care surgery}, year={2012}, volume={72 5}, pages={1174-80} }