Expert Blogs About CDC Dialysis Bloodstream Infection Prevention Collaborative

Today on the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC)s Safe Healthcare Blog, Dr. Priti Patel, the medical officer who runs CDCs dialysis prevention initiatives, discusses how the CDC Dialysis Bloodstream Infection Prevention Collaborative participants have demonstrated a 31 percent decrease in bloodstream infections and a 53 percent decrease in access-related bloodstream infections when CDC prevention guidelines are implemented.

The audit tools, protocols, and checklists used by the CDC Dialysis Collaborative participants are available to all dialysis facilities to help make it easier to implement CDC infection prevention recommendations. 

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