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Reducing the rate of catheter-associated bloodstream infections in a surgical intensive care unit using the Institute for Healthcare Improvement Central Line Bundle.
Sacks GD, Diggs BS, Hadjizacharia P, Green D, Salim A, Malinoski DJ. Am J Surg. 2014;207:817-823.
The introduction of the Institute for Healthcare Improvement central line bundle into a surgical intensive care unit dramatically reduced the incidence of central line–associated bloodstream infections, preventing an estimated 2.5 deaths per year in this single unit.