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Use of simulation-based education to reduce catheter-related bloodstream infections.

Barsuk JH, Cohen ER, Feinglass J, et al. Use of simulation-based education to reduce catheter-related bloodstream infections. Arch Intern Med. 2009;169(15):1420-3. doi:10.1001/archinternmed.2009.215.

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August 19, 2009
Barsuk JH, Cohen ER, Feinglass J, et al. Arch Intern Med. 2009;169(15):1420-3.

Checklists of specific infection control measures have proved remarkably successful at reducing health care–associated infections. This study found that simulation-based training additionally reduced infection rates, even when proven preventive strategies were already in place.

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Barsuk JH, Cohen ER, Feinglass J, et al. Use of simulation-based education to reduce catheter-related bloodstream infections. Arch Intern Med. 2009;169(15):1420-3. doi:10.1001/archinternmed.2009.215.