The Effects of Chlorhexidine Bathing on Reducing Central Line Associate Blood Stream Infections

The CDC estimates that 80,000 central line associated blood stream infections (CLABSIs) develop each year in ICU environments. This estimate climbs to 250,000 CLABSIs per year when entire hospitals are included (CDC, 2011). CLABSIs have been found to be the second most deadly type of hospital acquired infection

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Work Title The Effects of Chlorhexidine Bathing on Reducing Central Line Associate Blood Stream Infections
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  1. Laura Lau, RN
  2. Charlene Stein, RN, OCN
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  1. Penn State Hershey Nursing
  2. Central lines
  3. Hospital Acquired Infections
  4. Chlorhexidine
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Publication Date 2014
Subject
  1. Chlorhexidine bathing
Deposited May 02, 2014

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