Prevention of Central Line-Associated Bloodstream Infection


  • Wongduan Suwannakeeree
  • Orapin Jullmusi


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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Suwannakeeree, W. ., & Jullmusi, O. (2021). Prevention of Central Line-Associated Bloodstream Infection. NU Journal of Nursing and Health Sciences, 15(2), 14–26. Retrieved from