Central Line-Associated Bloodstream Infections (CLABSIs) are laboratory-confirmed bloodstream infections that occur where central lines are placed for over two calendar days on the date of the event with Day One being the day the device is placed (Moureau & Flynn, 2015). CLABSIs occur due to the contamination of the central lines’ access port/hub due to the continuous manipulation and handling of the catheter resulting in microbial entry, endoluminal colonization, and bloodstream infection (Kamboj et al., 2015). Therefore, there is a need to establish an effective approach for routine central line disinfection with CHG wipes.
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MSN Capstone Project (Local Access)
Masters of Science in Nursing
Ndlovu, Dumisani, "CHLORHEXIDINE BATHING CHANGE PROJECT" (2023). MSN Capstone Projects. Paper 247.