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The Past, Present, and Future of Healthcare‐Associated Infection Prevention in Pediatrics: Catheter‐Associated Bloodstream Infections

Kristina A. Bryant , MD, Danielle M. Zerr , MD, MPH, W. Charles Huskins , MD, MSc and Aaron M. Milstone , MD, MHS
Infection Control and Hospital Epidemiology
Vol. 31, No. S1, Papers from the Fifth Decennial International Conference on Healthcare‐Associated Infections (November 2010), pp. S27-S31
DOI: 10.1086/655994
Stable URL: http://www.jstor.org/stable/10.1086/655994
Page Count: 5
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The Past, Present, and Future of Healthcare‐Associated Infection Prevention in Pediatrics: Catheter‐Associated Bloodstream Infections
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Abstract

Central line–associated bloodstream infections cause morbidity and mortality in children. We explore the evidence for prevention of central line–associated bloodstream infections in children, assess current practices, and propose research topics to improve prevention strategies.

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