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Remove Children's Catheters As Soon As Possible To Prevent Bloodstream Infections, Johns Hopkins Children's Center Study Suggests



4/1/2011 7:44:09 AM

Medical News Today -- Hospitals can reduce the risk of life-threatening bloodstream infections in children with peripherally inserted central venous catheters by assessing daily the patient's progress and removing the device as early as possible, according to a new Johns Hopkins Children's Center study published online March 31 in the journal Clinical Infectious Diseases.

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