ER Pilot Leads to Hospital-wide Implementation of Blood Culture Device
Karen Stonecypher, PhD, RN; Jennifer Noble, BSN, RN, CEN, TCRN
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|Keywords||Blood Culture Contamination;
Initial Specimen Diversion Device;
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