NICU collaboration reduces PICC associated CLABSI

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“In an effort to reduce Central Line (CLABSI) infections in the NICU, collaboration was made between nursing and medical teams to develop a partnership in PICC line insertion.” Marchetti et al (2014).

Reference:

Marchetti, J., Morey, JA., Blaine, T., Greene, D., Field, M. and McDermott, AM (2014) RN and Physician PICC Team Partnership in the Neonatal Intensive Care Unit. The Journal of the Association for Vascular Access. 19(4), p.211.

Abstract:

In an effort to reduce Central Line (CLABSI) infections in the NICU, collaboration was made between nursing and medical teams to develop a partnership in PICC line insertion.

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