Strategies to prevent central line-associated bloodstream infections in acute care hospitals: 2014 update

Jonas Marschall, Leonard A. Mermel, Mohamad Fakih, Lynn Hadaway, Alexander Kallen, Naomi P. O'Grady, Ann Marie Pettis, Mark E. Rupp, Thomas Sandora, Lisa L. Maragakis, Deborah S. Yokoe

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Abstract

Purpose Previously published guidelines are available that provide comprehensive recommendations for detecting and preventing healthcare-associated infections (HAIs). The intent of this document is to highlight practical recommendations in a concise format designed to assist acute care hospitals in implementing and prioritizing their central line-associated bloodstream infection (CLABSI) prevention efforts. This document updates "Strategies to Prevent Central Line-Associated Bloodstream Infections in Acute Care Hospitals,"1 published in 2 This expert guidance document is sponsored by the Society for Healthcare Epidemiology of America (SHEA) and is the product of a collaborative effort led by SHEA, the Infectious Diseases Society of America (IDSA), the American Hospital Association (AHA), the Association for Professionals in Infection Control and Epidemiology (APIC), and The Joint Commission, with major contributions from representatives of a number of organizations and societies with content expertise. The list of endorsing and supporting organizations is presented in the introduction to the 2014 updates.2

Original languageEnglish (US)
Pages (from-to)753-771
Number of pages19
JournalInfection Control and Hospital Epidemiology
Volume35
Issue number7
DOIs
StatePublished - Jul 2014

ASJC Scopus subject areas

  • Epidemiology
  • Microbiology (medical)
  • Infectious Diseases

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    Marschall, J., Mermel, L. A., Fakih, M., Hadaway, L., Kallen, A., O'Grady, N. P., Pettis, A. M., Rupp, M. E., Sandora, T., Maragakis, L. L., & Yokoe, D. S. (2014). Strategies to prevent central line-associated bloodstream infections in acute care hospitals: 2014 update. Infection Control and Hospital Epidemiology, 35(7), 753-771. https://doi.org/10.1086/676533