Lessons learned from a hospital-wide review of blood stream infections for paediatric central line-associated blood stream infection prevention

Anita J. Campbell, Christopher C. Blyth, Christopher J. Hewison, Yu Ping Chen, Leanne Gough, Zoy Goff, Asha C. Bowen

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Abstract

Aim: Bacteraemia episodes were assessed to calculate a hospital-wide central line-associated blood stream infection (CLABSI) rate per 1000 catheter-days. Secondary objectives were to describe risk factors, microbiology and outcomes of children with CLABSI. Methods: A retrospective study was conducted at an Australian tertiary paediatric hospital in children

Original languageEnglish
Pages (from-to)690-694
Number of pages5
JournalJournal of Paediatrics and Child Health
Volume55
Issue number6
Early online date13 Oct 2018
DOIs
Publication statusPublished - Jun 2019

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