Journal Article

Elimination of central-venous-catheter-related bloodstream infections from the intensive care unit.

Longmate AG; Ellis KS; Boyle L; Maher S; Cairns CJ; Lloyd SM; Lang C.

A multifaceted quality improvement program resulted in the complete elimination of catheter-related bloodstream infections for a 19-month period in a Scottish hospital. The study mirrors the results of the seminal Keystone ICU study.