Catheter Related Bloodstream Infections (CRBSI) are a significant cause of hospital morbidity and mortality. A review of literature and Infusion Therapy Standards indicate that dressing changes due to disruption are associated with a significant risk of bloodstream infection. A quality improvement project to decrease the number of premature dressing changes due to disruption was initiated and its results, including 18-months of audit data, will be discussed.
Live Presentation: Oct 15, 2019 1:00 PM EDT
Length: 1 Hour