Indwelling Tubes and Catheters
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Indwelling Tubes and Catheters
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National Healthcare Quality Reports.
Rockville, MD: Agency for Healthcare Research and Quality; May 2013. AHRQ Publication No. 13-0002.
Rounding to influence.
Reinertsen JL, Johnson KM. Healthc Exec. Sept/Oct 2010;25:72-75.
A multidisciplinary approach to reduce central line–associated bloodstream infections.
McMullan C, Propper G, Schuhmacher C, et al. Jt Comm J Qual Patient Saf. 2013;39:61-69.
Can we make airway management (even) safer?—lessons from national audit.
Woodall N, Frerk C, Cook TM. Anaesthesia. 2011;66(suppl 2):27-33.
Improving Patient Safety Through Simulation Research.
Rockville, MD: Agency for Healthcare Research and Quality; June 2008.
Central Line Clot.
Randolph AG. AHRQ WebM&M [serial online]. May 2003.
AHRQ Patient Safety Project Reduces Bloodstream Infections by 40 Percent.
Rockville, MD: Agency for Healthcare Research and Quality; September 10, 2012.
Eliminating CLABSI: A National Patient Safety Imperative.
Rockville, MD: Agency for Healthcare Research and Quality; September 2011. AHRQ Publication No. 11-0037-1-EF.
Breakage of a PICC Line
Dimov V. AHRQ WebM&M [serial online]. April 2009.
Tubing and Luer Misconnections: Preventing Dangerous Medical Errors.
US Food and Drug Administration.
New 2012 National Patient Safety Goal - catheter-associated urinary tract infection (CAUTI).
Oakbrook Terrace, IL: Joint Commission; May 17, 2011.
Health for life. Keys to safer hospitals.
Berwick DM. Newsweek. December 12, 2005;46:75-78.
Methicillin-resistant Staphylococcus aureus central line–associated bloodstream infections in US intensive care units, 1997-2007.
Burton DC, Edwards JR, Horan TC, Jernigan JA, Fridkin SK. JAMA. 2009;301:727-736.
Eliminating Catheter-Associated Urinary Tract Infections.
Chicago, IL: Health Research & Educational Trust; July 2013.
Safety shortcomings spotted in Sunrise catheter case.
Harasim P. Las Vegas Review-Journal. November 21, 2010;News:1B.
Adherence to simple and effective measures reduces the incidence of ventilator-associated pneumonia: [L'observation de mesures simples et efficaces reduit l'incidence de pneumonie associee a la ventilation mecanique].
Baxter AD, Allan J, Bedard J, et al. Can J Anaesth. 2005;52:535-541.
Preventing Central Line–Associated Bloodstream Infections: a Global Challenge, a Global Perspective.
The Joint Commission. Oakbrook Terrace, IL: Joint Commission Resources; May 2012.
U.S. inaction lets look-alike tubes kill patients.
Harris G. New York Times. August 21, 2010:A1.
Preventing catheter-associated bloodstream infections: a survey of policies for insertion and care of central venous catheters from hospitals in the Prevention Epicenter Program.
Warren DK, Yokoe DS, Climo MW, et al. Infect Control Hosp Epidemiol. 2006;27:8-13.
Health Care–Acquired Urinary Tract Infection: The Problem and Solutions
Nicolle LE. AHRQ WebM&M [serial online]. November 2008.
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