Trish Perl, Author at Pulmonology Advisor

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Bloodstream infections

Bloodstream infections Vascular Catheter Related BSIs Mechanical Circulating Support-Related BSIs Vascular catheters are placed for intravascular medication, treatment or monitoring. Risk of bloodstream infection is higher when these vascular access devices (VADs) are placed as central lines. There are a number of VADs listed in Table I. Mechanical Circulatory Support Devices (MCSDs) are placed in…

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