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Poor adherence to guidelines for preventing central line-associated bloodstream infections (CLABSI): results of a worldwide survey

Background Central line-associated bloodstream infections (CLABSI) are a cause of increased morbidity and mortality, and are largely preventable. We documented attitudes and practices in intensive care units (ICUs) in 2015 in order to assess compliance with CLABSI prevention guidelines. Methods Between June and October 2015, an online questionnaire was made available to medical...

Impact estimates of nosocomial bloodstream infection: looking from a different angle

Mortality associated with nosocomial bloodstream infection is multifactorial. Source of infection, etiology, age, underlying disease, acute illness, and appropriateness of antimicrobial therapy all contribute to the final outcome. As such, estimates of mortality attributable to bloodstream infection may differ largely according to the presence or absence of risk factors in...

Impact of availability of guidelines and active surveillance in reducing the incidence of ventilator-associated pneumonia in Europe and worldwide

Background To analyse whether the availability of written standards for management of mechanically ventilated patients and/or the existence of a surveillance system for cases of ventilation-associated pneumonia (VAP) are positively associated with compliance with 6 well-established VAP prevention measures. Methods Ecological study based on responses to an online-questionnaire...

Variations in catheter-related bloodstream infections rates based on local practices

Soraya Cherifi 0 Georges Mascart Anne Dediste Marie Hallin Michle Gerard Marie-Laurence Lambert Baudouin Byl 0 Infection Control Unit, Brugmann University Hospital , Place A. Van Gehuchten, 4