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Prevention of Central Line-Associated Bloodstream Infections (CLABSI)

An article in the Society for Healthcare Epidemiology of America (SHEA) in March 2014 discussed the prevention of┬ácentral line-associated bloodstream infection (CLABSI) among pediatric oncology patients. Studies suggest that ambulatory (outpatient) patients experience 2-3 times as many CLABSIs as hospitalized patients. The investigators focused their efforts on the 3 groups who access the central lines of ambulatory pediatric oncology patients …

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