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A Matter of Agency

Fast Stat from the AHRQ

Editor(s): Kennedy, Maureen Shawn MA, RN

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AJN, American Journal of Nursing: April 2009 - Volume 109 - Issue 4 - p 14
doi: 10.1097/01.NAJ.0000348577.50802.c5
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80%: the reduction in the average rate of central line-associated bloodstream infections that the Agency for Healthcare Research and Quality has set as the goal for its "10-state project." In this project, hospitals in 10 states will test methods for reducing these infections from a national average of five infections for every 1,000 catheter days to one.

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