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Firstly, I’d like to say welcome. My aim is to deliver some thought-focussed and robust evidence and information for clinicians working in the world of vascular access and infection prevention. This blog is for helping everyday clinicians in accessing current information to improve care to the patient that is evidence-based, but also incorporating through discussion, the knowledge and expertise from like-minded clinicians at improving and advancing the practices of vascular access… while maintaining the patient as the primary focus of our care.

International experience with minocycline, EDTA and ethanol lock for salvaging of central line associated bloodstream infections

New aeticle on the International experience with minocycline, EDTA and ethanol lock for salvaging of central line associated bloodstream infections from the journal Expert Review of Medical Devices

 

International experience with minocycline, EDTA and ethanol lock for salvaging of central line associated bloodstream infections

State health department validations of central line-associated bloodstream infection events reported via the National Healthcare Safety Network

New article on the State health department validations of central line-associated bloodstream infection events reported via the National Healthcare Safety Network from American Journal of Infection Control

State health department validations of central line-associated bloodstream infection events reported via the National Healthcare Safety Network

Central line bundle for prevention of central line-associated bloodstream infection for totally implantable venous access devices (ports) in pediatric cancer patients

New article on the Central line bundle for prevention of central line-associated bloodstream infection for totally implantable venous access devices (ports) in pediatric cancer patients from the Journal of Vascular Access

 

Central line bundle for prevention of central line-associated bloodstream infection for totally implantable venous access devices (ports) in pediatric cancer patients

The Cost-effectiveness of Antimicrobial Lock Solutions for the Prevention of Central Line-Associated Bloodstream Infections

New article on The Cost-effectiveness of Antimicrobial Lock Solutions for the Prevention of Central Line-Associated Bloodstream Infections from Clinical Infectious Diseases: An Official Publication of the Infectious Diseases Society of America

 

The Cost-effectiveness of Antimicrobial Lock Solutions for the Prevention of Central Line-Associated Bloodstream Infections

Centers for medicare and medicaid services hospital-acquired conditions policy for central line-associated bloodstream infection (CLABSI) and catheter-associated urinary tract infection (CAUTI) shows minimal impact on hospital reimbursement

New article on Centers for medicare and medicaid services hospital-acquired conditions policy for central line-associated bloodstream infection (CLABSI) and cather-associated urinary tract infection (CAUTI) shows minimal impact on hospital reimbursement from Infection Control & Hospital Epidemiology

 

Centers for medicare and medicaid services hospital-acquired conditions policy for central line-associated bloodstream infection (CLABSI) and catheter-associated urinary tract infection (CAUTI) shows minimal impact on hospital reimbursement