Risk factors for central venous catheter-related infections in surgical and intensive care units. The Central Venous Catheter-Related Infections Study Group.

Abstract

OBJECTIVE To identify avoidable risk factors for central venous catheter (CVC) infections in patients undergoing short-term catheterization. DESIGN Prospective multicenter cohort study. SETTING Two university teaching hospitals and five large nonteaching hospitals. PATIENTS Patients admitted to intensive care units or surgical units and exposed to… (More)

Topics

Cite this paper

@article{Moro1994RiskFF, title={Risk factors for central venous catheter-related infections in surgical and intensive care units. The Central Venous Catheter-Related Infections Study Group.}, author={M. L. Moro and E. Vigan{\`o} and Alessandro Cozzi Lepri}, journal={Infection control and hospital epidemiology}, year={1994}, volume={15 4 Pt 1}, pages={253-64} }