central venous catheters

Central line care standards in blood and marrow transplant

“Survey results indicate nationwide differences in catheter site selection, educational strategies, dressing strategies, delegation of dressing changes, and volumes of flushing and locking solutions used to manage catheter patency. Variability in practice coincides with gaps in the evidence identified in practice recommendations” Keeler (2014).

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intravenous infusion

Effective strategy for reducing CLABSI rates outside the ICU

“A multipronged approach blending both the adaptive and technical aspects of care including front line engagement, education, execution of best practices, and evaluation of both process and outcome measures may provide an effective strategy for reducing CLABSI rates outside the ICU” Dumyati et al (2014).

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