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Reducing catheter-associated bloodstream infections in the pediatric intensive care unit: business case for quality improvement.

Nowak JE; Brilli RJ; Lake MR; Sparling KW; Butcher J; Schulte M; Wheeler DS.

This case-control study documents the clinical consequences and additional costs associated with catheter–associated bloodstream infections, and uses these data to make the business case for efforts to prevent such infections.