Tag Archives: catheter-associated infections

Prevention of neonatal late-onset sepsis: a randomised controlled trial

Late-onset sepsis (LOS), defined as sepsis occurring after 48┬áh of age causes substantial mortality and morbidity in very low birth weight infants. Risk factors for LOS include immaturity, intravascular catheters, mechanical ventilation, and prolonged parenteral nutrition (PN). Little attention has … Continue reading

Posted in Uncategorized | Tagged , , , | Leave a comment

Outcomes associated with early removal versus retention of peripherally inserted central catheters after diagnosis of catheter-associated infections in neonates

OBJECTIVE: To compare clinical outcomes and hospital resource utilization of infants who had peripherally inserted central catheters removed early versus retained following diagnosis of central line-associated bloodstream infection. STUDY DESIGN: In a single centre retrospective cohort study, we compared outcomes … Continue reading

Posted in Uncategorized | Tagged | Leave a comment