Literature Summary

Major Literature

Checklists (Pronovost Checklist, Keystone Initiative) 

Pronovost P, Needham D, Berenholtz S, et al. An intervention to decrease catheter-related bloodstream infections in the ICU. N Engl J Med 2006; 355:2725.

2011 - Epidemiology of Central Line Associated BSI in the PICU (Infection Control and Hospital Epidemiology)

2013 - Minimizing Complications Associated with Percutaneous CVC Placement in Children (Peds Critical Care Med)

2013 - Risk Factors for PICC Complications in Children (JAMA Pediatrics)

2014 - Arterial Catheters as a Source of BSI (Critical Care Med)