Category: Central-Line Venous Catheters

Some Facts about Central Line-Associated Bloodstream Infections (CLABSIs)

Initial remarks: This blog, by Lawrence F Muscarella, PhD, lists a few important facts about central line-associated bloodstream infections (CLABSIs). [1] Central venous catheters, or simply central lines, are long,…

Factors Shared by Studies Evaluating the Effectiveness of Bundles for Preventing CLABSIs

Initial remarks: This blog, written by Lawrence F Muscarella, PhD,  lists several factors that are shared in common by a number of reviewed prospective cohort studies that evaluate the effectiveness…

Factors that Might Cause an Intervention’s Effectiveness for Preventing CLABSIs to be Exaggerated

Initial remarks: This blog, written by Lawrence F Muscarella, PhD, lists several factors that might cause: the central line-associated bloodstream infection (CLABSI) rate to be under-reported; the over-exaggeration of the…