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Chasing Zero. Reducing Hospital Acquired Conditions in the Intensive Care Unit
Background: Catheter-Associated Urinary Tract Infections (CAUTI) are the most commonly reported hospital-acquired condition, and the rates continue to rise. More than 560,000 patients develop CAUTI each year, leading to ...
Bundling Up Central Line Infections
Background: The Joint Commission (TJC) found that 72% of CLABSI occurred five days after insertion of central line (The Joint Commission, 2013). Due to these findings, TJC recommends the implementation of pre and post ...