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In The Fight Against Life-Threatening Catheter Infections, Length Of Use Is Key - 03/15/2010

In The Fight Against Life-Threatening Catheter Infections, Length Of Use Is Key

Release Date: March 15, 2010

Hospitals may reduce the risk of life-threatening bloodstream infections in newborns with peripherally inserted central venous catheters by replacing the device every 30 days or so, according to a new Johns Hopkins Children's Center study.

For more information; http://www.hopkinschildrens.org/In-the-Fight-Against-Life-Threatening-Catheter-Infections-Length-of-Use-of-Key.aspx