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Safety in the ICU

Next Generation Stopcocks: Reducing Infections in the ICU

July 7, 2015

 

While there are numerous devices used in conjunction with central venous catheters in the ICU to infuse medications and control the flow of fluids, none has held the promise, or created controversy, like the stopcock.

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    Infections in the ICU, Part 3

    June 23, 2015

     

    Now in this final installment, we’d like to highlight another device-assisted infection: catheter-related bloodstream infections (CRBSIs).

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      Infections in the ICU, Part 2

      June 09, 2015

       

      In Part One of this series, we highlighted “Designing a Hospital to Better Fight Infection,” a Wall Street Journal article that profiled a Chicago hospital study designed to better understand the factors that influence bacterial population development in healthcare environments. The study is mapping “where hospital germs linger and what causes them to take root.”

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        Infections in the ICU-Part 1

        June 1, 2015

         

        The “scourge of hospital-acquired infections” is how a recent article in The Wall Street Journal phrased it. In this piece entitled “Designing a Hospital to Better Fight Infection,” the author profiles a research project in Chicago and the team of scientists that is mapping “where hospital germs linger and what causes them to take root.”

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