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By Naomi P. O'Grady (Editor), Didier Pittet (Editor)

Catheter-Related Infections within the significantly sick presents an summary from a world point of view on intravascular catheters and the danger of an infection. This quantity highlights:EpidemiologyDiagnosis influence of an infection administration and remedy Prevention - together with schooling because the basic instrument for PreventionThe objective of this e-book is to supply the practitioner with the main fascinating and invaluable information within the box of catheter-related an infection. it truly is was hoping that the thoughts to avoid an infection unique by way of the authors could be carried out and feature a measurable effect in reducing premiums of an infection within the extensive care unit environment.

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Toray-Masson, 1978. Bacelona, Spain. Sitges-Serra A, Puig P, Liñares J, Pérez JL, Farreró N, Jaurrieta E, Garau J. Hub colonization as the initial step in an outbreak of catheter-related sepsis due to coagulase negative staphylococci during parenteral nutrition. JPEN 1984; 8:668-72. Sitges-Serra A, Liñares J, Garau J. Catheter sepsis: The clue is the hub. Surgery 1985; 97:355-7. Mermel LA, Farr BM, Sherertz RJ, Raad II, O’Grady N, Harris JS, Craven DE. Guidelines for the management of intravascular catheter-related infections.

In the mid- seventies, early during my residency training in general surgery, I was charged to take care of patients receiving parenteral nutrition at the Hospital de Bellvitge, my home institution, which pioneered this modality treatment in Spain (1). Our general surgery service was a reference one for the care of patients with complex postoperative abdominal complications such as fistulas and short bowel syndrome. Being a young trainee, I took this responsibility with some fear but with much enthusiasm because it gave me a unique opportunity both for challenging patient care and for first-line research.

Sitges-Serra A, Hernández R, Maestro S, Pi-Suñer T, Garcés JM, Segura M. Prevention of catheter sepsis: the hub. ):30-5S. Cercenado E, Ena J, Rodríguez-Créixems M, Romero I, Bouza E. A conservative procedure for the diagnosis of catheter-related infections. Arch Int Med 1990; 150:1417-20. Fan ST, Teoh-Chan CH, Lau KF, Chu KW, Kwan AKB, Wong KK. Predictive value of surveillance skin and hub cultures in central venous catheter sepsis. J Hosp Infection 1988; 12:191-8. Cicco M, Panarello G, Chiaradia V, Fracasso A, Veronesi A, Testa V, Santini G, Tesio F.

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