Simple steps nearly eliminate catheter-related blood infections
Posted by Clark Venable on 12/3/2004
Eliminating catheter-related bloodstream infections in the intensive care unit :
Well, that last point right there explains the whole effect. In my experience, whenever I place a line in an ICU the nurse disappears. Poof. Gone. "Empowering nurses to stop the...procedure" is just a fancy way of saying "forcing them to stay in the room in case you need anything so you don't contaminate yourself by accident."
[Via Science Blog - Science News Stories]
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