Zero central line infections


Intravenous news: Tim Royer, BSN, CRNI completed prospective surveillance at the VA Puget Sound Healthcare System in Seattle, Washington and presented his findings as an Oral Abstract titled Using Clear Valves and Flushing with 20ml in the Adult Population to Attain Zero Central Line Associated Bloodstream Infection (CLABSI) Rate: A Prospective Surveillance.

The data presented consisted of six years of surveillance data spanning from January 2003 to December 2008. The abstract presentation and research was awarded first place in its category by the Infusion Nursing Society.

Click here to view the poster.


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