Impact of catheter-related bloodstream infections on the mortality of critically ill patients: A meta-analysis Review uri icon

Overview

MeSH Major

  • Bacteremia
  • Catheter-Related Infections
  • Critical Illness

abstract

  • Presence, as opposed to absence, of CR-BSI is associated with higher mortality in critically ill adult patients. This finding seems to justify and may enhance efforts to prevent CR-BSI in such patients.

publication date

  • January 2009

Research

keywords

  • Review

Identity

Language

  • eng

Digital Object Identifier (DOI)

  • 10.1097/CCM.0b013e3181a02a67

PubMed ID

  • 19487944

Additional Document Info

start page

  • 2283

end page

  • 9

volume

  • 37

number

  • 7