Catheter related infection

Known as: Infections, Catheter-Related, Catheter Related Infections, Catheter Associated Infections 
Infections resulting from the use of catheters. Proper aseptic technique, site of catheter placement, material composition, and virulence of the… (More)
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Highly Cited
2009
Highly Cited
2009
Leonard A. Mermel, Michael Allon, Emilio Bouza, Donald E. Craven, Patricia Flynn, Naomi P. O’Grady, Issam I. Raad, Bart J. A… (More)
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Highly Cited
2008
Highly Cited
2008
OBJECTIVE To describe the frequency of selected antimicrobial resistance patterns among pathogens causing device-associated and… (More)
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Review
2007
Review
2007
Indwelling vascular catheters are a leading source of bloodstream infections in critically ill patients and cancer patients… (More)
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Highly Cited
2005
Highly Cited
2005
INTRODUCTION Central venous catheterization is commonly used in critically ill patients and may cause different complications… (More)
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Highly Cited
2002
Highly Cited
2002
These guidelines have been developed for practitioners who insert catheters and for persons responsible for surveillance and… (More)
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Review
2001
Review
2001
 
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Highly Cited
1999
Highly Cited
1999
CONTEXT Central venous catheters impregnated with chlorhexidine and silver sulfadiazine have recently been introduced for the… (More)
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Highly Cited
1999
Highly Cited
1999
CONTEXT A recent randomized controlled trial and meta-analysis indicated that central venous catheters impregnated with an… (More)
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Highly Cited
1997
Highly Cited
1997
See related articles on pp 267-274 and 275-280 and editorial comment on pp 304-306. Noncuffed central venous catheters used for… (More)
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Highly Cited
1994
Highly Cited
1994
OBJECTIVE In many hospitals, the only sterile precautions used during the insertion of a nontunneled central venous catheter are… (More)
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