Central catheter infection report


Intravenous news: The CDC’s National Healthvcare Safety Network (NHSN) has recently published its first state specific report on the incidence of CLABSI. The NHSN state “This initial report presents composite statistics summarizing HAI data available from NHSN at the national and state levels. The HAI data reported are limited to CLABSIs. The CLABSI data are summarized using the Standardized Infection Ratio (SIR), a statistic used to measure relative difference in HAI occurrence during a reporting period compared to a common referent period.”

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