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Tackling central line-associated bloodstream infections in the ICU

Hebden, Joan N. MS, RN, CIC

doi: 10.1097/01.CCN.0000471005.94331.6b

Central venous catheters are used for hemodynamic monitoring and to provide fluids, medications, and nutritional support. But they can also be the source of healthcare-associated infections.

Joan N. Hebden is the infection prevention clinical program manager for Wolters Kluwer Health—Sentri7, in Madison, Wis.

Evidence-based practices to prevent healthcare-associated infections

The author has disclosed that she has no financial relationships related to this article.

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