Catheter-Related Infection and Thrombosis: A Proven Relationship
This whitepaper addresses cathether-related infection and thrombosis occurring in association with peripherally inserted centralcatheters (PICCs) and discusses strategies for prevention.
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2014-01-15 - Minimizing Thrombosis and Infections Associated with IV Catheters A Q&A with Nancy Moureau
Thrombosis and bloodstream infections are serious complications of IV catheterization with a central line, including peripherally inserted centralcatheters (PICCs). Thrombosis and bloodstream infections are also both preventable in PICCs if appropriate steps are taken. But the best preventive
www.infectioncontroltoday.com/articles/2014/01/minimizing-thrombosis-and-infections-associated-with-iv-catheters-a-qa-with-nancy-moureau.aspx - 53k
2014-03-25 - Catheter Innovation Destroys Dangerous Biofilms
For the millions of people forced to rely on a plastic tube to eliminate their urine, developing an infection is nearly a 100 percent guarantee after just four weeks. But with the help of a little bubble-blowing, biomedical engineers hope to bring relief to urethras everywhere.
www.infectioncontroltoday.com/news/2014/03/catheter-innovation-destroys-dangerous-biofilms.aspx - 50k
2014-01-29 - Study Reveals Infection Control Practices Not Adequately Implemented at Many Hospital ICUs
U.S. hospital intensive care units (ICUs) show uneven compliance with infection prevention policies, according to a study in the February issue of the American Journal of Infection Control.
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Choosing the Best Design for Intravenous Needleless Connectors to Prevent Healthcare-Associated Bloodstream Infections
Healthcare-associated catheter-related bloodstream infections (HA-BSIs) remain a major cause of morbidity and mortality in the U.S. While the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) recently reported a drop of 18 percent in the incidence of HA-BSIs, overall progress in reducing these
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CAUTI Prevention through Technology by Addressing the Root Causes
the Catheter-Associated Urinary Tract Infections (CAUTI) NPSG under the accreditation program, hospitals
www.infectioncontroltoday.com/whitepapers/2013/10/cauti-prevention.aspx - 14k
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2014-03-26 - SHEA Comments on New CDC HAI Data
Today, the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) released data showing national progress in the fight against healthcare-associated infections (HAIs). National trends show a decrease in reported HAIs, including reduced prevalence of central line-associated bloodstream infections
www.infectioncontroltoday.com/news/2014/03/shea-comments-on-new-cdc-hai-data.aspx - 46k
2014-02-24 - Computerized Checklist Reduces Bloodstream Infection Rates, Study Finds
A computerized safety checklist that automatically pulls information from patients' electronic medical records was associated with a threefold drop in rates of one serious type of hospital-acquired infection, according to a study by researchers at the Stanford University School of Medicine and Lucile Packard Children's Hospital Stanford.
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Al-Mouhazae Trading Services : Listing : Buyer's Guide
We deal in infection control products: pouches, reels, wrap sterilization, and hand disinfectant preoperative scrub brush.
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