Prevention of Central Line-Associated Bloodstream Infection
Keywords:Prevention Central line-associated bloodstream infection Factors related to infection
Prevention of Central Line-Associated Bloodstream Infection (CLABSI) is essential in the care of the critically and chronically ill patients. To prevent CLABSI effectively, nurses should collaborate with other healthcare personnel by acting as the coordinator between multidisciplinary team, they must have knowledge and understand regarding central venous catheterization, CLABSI diagnosis criteria, and factors related to CLABSI. Nurses should also understand the guidelines for preventing CLABSI as well as recognize the practical policy guidelines to provide patient safety and minimize risk of CLABSI.
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