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Preventing nosocomial bloodstream infections (NBSIs) by implementing hospitalwide, department-level, self-investigations: a NBSIs frontline ownership intervention.

Mudrik-Zohar H, Chowers M, Temkin E, et al. Preventing nosocomial bloodstream infections (NBSIs) by implementing hospitalwide, department-level, self-investigations: a NBSIs frontline ownership intervention. Infect Control Hosp Epidemiol. 2023;44(10):1562-1568. doi:10.1017/ice.2023.15.

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November 15, 2023
Mudrik-Zohar H, Chowers M, Temkin E, et al. Infect Control Hosp Epidemiol. 2023;44(10):1562-1568.
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Nosocomial infections remain a persistent patient safety issue and can lead to serious patient harm. This article describes one Israeli hospital’s experience using department-level investigations to reduce the incidence of nosocomial bloodstream infections. Study findings demonstrated that department-level investigations coupled with increased staff awareness led to significant reductions in nosocomial bloodstream infections.

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Mudrik-Zohar H, Chowers M, Temkin E, et al. Preventing nosocomial bloodstream infections (NBSIs) by implementing hospitalwide, department-level, self-investigations: a NBSIs frontline ownership intervention. Infect Control Hosp Epidemiol. 2023;44(10):1562-1568. doi:10.1017/ice.2023.15.

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