Intravenous literature: Edgar, K. (2009) Letter to the Editor: Does the Evidence Support the SHEA IDSA Recommendation on the Use of Positive Pressure Mechanical Valves? Infection Control and Hospital Epidemiology. 30(4), p.402-403.
Marshall, J. et al (2008) Supplement Article: SHEA/IDSA Practice Recommendation. Strategies to Prevent Central Line Associated Bloodstream Infections in Acute Care Hospitals. Infection Control and Hospital Epidemiology. 29:S22-S30.
Previously published guidelines are available that provideÂ comprehensive recommendations for detecting and preventing healthcare-associated infections. The intent of this document is to highlight practical recommendations in a conciseÂ format designed to assist acute care hospitals in implementingÂ and prioritizing their central lineâ€“associated bloodstream infection (CLABSI) prevention efforts.