Remove Children's Catheters as Soon as Possible to Prevent Bloodstream Infections - 03/31/2011
Remove Children's Catheters as Soon as Possible to Prevent Bloodstream Infections
Hospitals can reduce the risk of life-threatening bloodstream infections in children with peripherally inserted central venous catheters by assessing daily the patient’s progress and removing the device as early as possible, according to a new Johns Hopkins Children’s Center study published online March 31 in the journal Clinical Infectious Diseases.
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