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Sepsis & Septic Shock

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A very good review article on prevention of Central Line Associated Bloodstream Infections (CLABSI) was published last week in NEJM at Prevention of Central Line–Associated Bloodstream Infections | NEJM


Risk factors for CLABSIs and strategies to prevent them are discussed in detail.


Which of the followings are risk factors for CLABSI? (select all that apply)

  • 0%BMI >40

  • 0%Emergency catheter insertion

  • 0%Failure to remove unnecessary catheters

  • 0%Low nurse-patient ratio

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Which of the followings are proven strategies to prevent CLABSI? (select all what apply)

  • 0%Using checklists

  • 0%Using all-inclusive catheter-insertion kits or carts

  • 0%Appropriate hand hygiene

  • 0%Skin antisepsis with an alcoholic chlorhexidine preparation

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Ibrahim Ameen
Noor Shah
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