Central venous catheter-associated bloodstream infections in a pediatric intensive care unit
Pediatric Critical Care, 05/14/2012
Krishnaiah A et al. – The rate of catheter–associated bloodstream infections in the pediatric intensive care unit is significantly affected by external insertion of the central venous catheter. Future interventions to reduce nosocomial infections on pediatric intensive care units will need to be specifically targeted at this high–risk patient group.