Long-term central venous catheter use and risk of infection in older adults with cancer Academic Article uri icon

Overview

MeSH Major

  • Catheter-Related Infections
  • Central Venous Catheters
  • Neoplasms

abstract

  • Long-term CVC use was associated with an increased risk of infections for older adults with cancer. Careful assessment of the need for long-term CVCs and targeted strategies for reducing infections are critical to improving cancer care quality.

publication date

  • August 2014

Research

keywords

  • Academic Article

Identity

Language

  • eng

PubMed Central ID

  • PMC4105488

Digital Object Identifier (DOI)

  • 10.1200/JCO.2013.53.3018

PubMed ID

  • 24982458

Additional Document Info

start page

  • 2351

end page

  • 6

volume

  • 32

number

  • 22