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

Longmate AG, Ellis KS, Boyle L, et al. Elimination of central-venous-catheter-related bloodstream infections from the intensive care unit. BMJ Qual Saf. 2011;20(2):174-80. doi:10.1136/bmjqs.2009.037200.

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March 2, 2011
Longmate AG, Ellis KS, Boyle L, et al. BMJ Qual Saf. 2011;20(2):174-80.

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.

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Longmate AG, Ellis KS, Boyle L, et al. Elimination of central-venous-catheter-related bloodstream infections from the intensive care unit. BMJ Qual Saf. 2011;20(2):174-80. doi:10.1136/bmjqs.2009.037200.