Attempts to change culture in a line-obsessed pediatric world: The Riley Heart Center line initiative

Elaine Cox, Theresa Flaspohler, Aimee Jennings, Sarah Bringman, Brittany Crumpacker, Timothy Cordes, Mark W. Turrentine

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Interventions to reduce central line-associated bloodstream infections in pediatric patients have not yet been validated. Unique approaches to reducing infection rates may be warranted in this population.

Original languageEnglish (US)
Pages (from-to)690-692
Number of pages3
JournalAmerican Journal of Infection Control
Issue number8
StatePublished - Oct 1 2011



  • Central line-associated bloodstream infection
  • congenital heart surgery
  • line utilization rate
  • pediatrics

ASJC Scopus subject areas

  • Infectious Diseases
  • Public Health, Environmental and Occupational Health
  • Epidemiology
  • Health Policy

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