Risk factors of catheter-related bloodstream infections in parenteral nutrition catheterization.

@article{Yilmaz2007RiskFO,
  title={Risk factors of catheter-related bloodstream infections in parenteral nutrition catheterization.},
  author={G{\"u}rdal Yilmaz and Ift{\'i}har Koksal and Kemalettin Aydin and Rahmet Caylan and Nurgun Sucu and Firdevs Aksoy},
  journal={JPEN. Journal of parenteral and enteral nutrition},
  year={2007},
  volume={31 4},
  pages={284-7}
}
BACKGROUND Intravascular catheters are integral to the practice of modern medicine. Potential risk factors for catheter-related bloodstream infection (CRBSI) include underlying disease, method of catheter insertion, and duration and purpose of catheterization. The administration of parenteral nutrition (PN) through intravascular catheters increases CRBSI risks. The purpose of this study was to evaluate the risk factors of CRBSI in patients with PN administration. METHODS This study was… CONTINUE READING

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