#IVTEAM #Intravenous news: IVTEAM have worked tirelessly in 2013 to provide a wealth of intravenous news and updates. However, it has been a busy year for everyone and in case you missed any headlines this year, IVTEAM offer you a ‘Year in Review’ for the topic of zero CLABSI.
Vascular access team has gone seven years without a PICC central line-associated bloodstream infection (CLABSI).
CLABSI detection: Which is the most relevant central venous catheter lumen to be sampled in multi-lumen CVCs.
Central venous catheter (CVC) protective connector caps: CLABSI rate reduced from 1.9 to 0.5 during the 1-year trial period.
Forty CLABSI prevented, 3 lives saved and institutional health care cost savings in excess of 1 million dollars.
Central line–associated bloodstream infection (CLABSI) rates are an important measure of health care quality.
Central line associated bloodstream infections (CLABSIs) in newborns were reduced by 58 percent in less than a year.
Effectiveness of a multidimensional infection control approach to reduce Central Line–Associated Bloodstream Infections (CLABSI).
Surveillance of Central Line–Associated Bloodstream Infections (CLABSI) in pediatric hematology-oncology patients.
Central line associated blood stream infection (CLABSI) in patients receiving parenteral nutrition.
Multidisciplinary approach to reduce central line-associated bloodstream infections (CLABSI).
Occlusion and CLABSI evaluation associated with neutral displacement intravenous (IV) connectors.
Quality of publicly reported central line-associated bloodstream infection (CLABSI) data in Colorado.
IV bundles: Journey to zero central line associated bloodstream infections (CLABSI).
CLABSI rate and associated additional length of stay described in this article.
Over the past 10 years, the rate of CLABSI in the pediatric population has dropped markedly.
Cost savings of an intervention to reduce Central Line-Associated Bloodstream Infections (CLABSI).
Estimates of central line-associated bloodstream infections (CLABSI) in critical care patients.
Study demonstrates following CDC CLABSI protocols cuts dialysis bloodstream infections in half.
Study identifies five common failure modes that contribute to the development of CLABSIs.
Empowering nurses to lead CLABSI bundle implementation increases personal ownership and compliance.
Quality transformation network prevented an estimated 2964 CLABSI, saving 355 lives and $103 722 423.
Central line blood stream infection diagnosis (CLABSI): Type of cultures to be taken.
Trends in pathogen-specific central line–associated bloodstream infections (CLABSI).
Epidemiology and risk factors of pediatric central line associated bloodstream infections (CLABSI).
Effect of interdisciplinary team rounds on CLABSI rates.
Central line maintenance bundles and CLABSIs in ambulatory oncology patients.
CLABSI prevention strategies beyond typical insertion and maintenance bundles.
The effect of multidisciplinary teams on the implementation of CLABSI prevention bundles.
CLABSI are less likely to occur in favorable critical care work environments.
Reducing central line-associated bloodstream infections (CLABSI) in NICU.
CLABSI rates included in CDC Winnable Battles progress report 2010-2015.
Effect of unit-based quality nurse (UQN) on CLABSI prevention.
The role of communication in CLABSI prevention.