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Clinical Effectiveness & Quality Improvement (Intranet Access Only)

Center for Evidence-based Practice
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Catheter Associated Blood Stream Infections

CEP Advisory on prevention of catheter-related blood stream infections

Supplementary Materials

_ _ _National guidelines

  • Table summary of CDC bloodstream infection guideline with recommendation matrix
  • Strategies to Prevent Central Line–Associated Bloodstream Infections

_ _ _Catheter checklists

  • Institute of Healthcare Improvement (IHI) Central line procedural checklist
  • University Healthsystem Consortium (UHC) Central line checklist

_ _ _Monitoring tools

  • UHC BSI Data collection form

_ _ _UPHS Policies

  • HUP, Aug 08 - Nursing management of the patient with a central venous access device (includes the central line care matrix)

To view completed guidelines, please visit our intranet site or call or email Stephanie Dunbar   |  215-662-2463 |


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