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Journal Article
Study

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

Longmate AG, Ellis KS, Boyle L, et al. BMJ quality & safety. 2011;20:174-80.

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.