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TitleCatheter-Related Infections in the Critically Ill [electronic resource] / edited by Naomi P. O'Grady, Didier Pittet
ImprintBoston, MA : Springer US, 2004
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Descript XIII, 178 p. 7 illus. online resource


Catheter-Related Infections in the Critically Ill provides an overview from an international perspective on intravascular catheters and the risk of infection. This volume highlights: Epidemiology Diagnosis Impact of Infection Management and Treatment Prevention - including Education as the Primary Tool for Prevention The purpose of this book is to provide the practitioner with the most interesting and useful data in the field of catheter-related infection. It is hoped that the strategies to prevent infection detailed by the authors will be implemented and have a measurable impact in decreasing rates of infection in the intensive care unit setting


The Epidemiology of Catheter-Related Infection in the Critically Ill -- Epidemiology and Pathogenesis of Catheter-Related Bloodstream Infections -- Diagnosis -- Diagnosis of Catheter-Related Infections -- The Impact of Catheter-Related Infection in the Critically Ill -- The Impact of Catheter-Related Bloodstream Infections -- Management and Treatment -- The Management and Treatment of Intravascular Catheter-Related Infections -- Education as the Primary Tool for Prevention -- Education as an Intervention for Reducing Vascular Catheter Infections -- ICU Prevention Strategies -- Novel Strategies of Preventing Catheter-Related Infections in the ICU

Medicine Critical care medicine Infectious diseases Microbiology Medicine & Public Health Infectious Diseases Microbiology Intensive / Critical Care Medicine


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