Intravenous literature: Cox, E., Flaspohler, T., Jennings, A., Bringman, S., Crumpacker, B., Cordes, T. and Turrentine, M.W. (2011) Attempts to change culture in a line-obsessed pediatric world: The Riley Heart Center line initiative. American Journal of Infection Control. 39(8), p.690-692.
Interventions to reduce central line-associated bloodstream infections in pediatric patients have not yet been validated. Unique approaches to reducing infection rates may be warranted in this population.