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 Turrentine

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Abstract

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
Pages (from-to)690-692
Number of pages3
JournalAmerican Journal of Infection Control
Volume39
Issue number8
DOIs
StatePublished - Oct 2011

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Keywords

  • 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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Attempts to change culture in a line-obsessed pediatric world : The Riley Heart Center line initiative. / Cox, Elaine; Flaspohler, Theresa; Jennings, Aimee; Bringman, Sarah; Crumpacker, Brittany; Cordes, Timothy; Turrentine, Mark.

In: American Journal of Infection Control, Vol. 39, No. 8, 10.2011, p. 690-692.

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Cox, Elaine ; Flaspohler, Theresa ; Jennings, Aimee ; Bringman, Sarah ; Crumpacker, Brittany ; Cordes, Timothy ; Turrentine, Mark. / Attempts to change culture in a line-obsessed pediatric world : The Riley Heart Center line initiative. In: American Journal of Infection Control. 2011 ; Vol. 39, No. 8. pp. 690-692.
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