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Jonathan Sackier, MD, a Visiting Professor of Surgery at the University of Virginia, discusses the complicated issue of calculating the cost of catheter related blood stream infections. (CRBSI). Treatment of the infection, increased length of stay in the hospital, diminished bed utilization, and other...

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Catheter Related Blood Stream Infections: Incidence and Cost of Treatment Part I

Jonathan Sackier, MD, a Visiting Professor of Surgery at the University of Virginia, discusses the incidence and costs of catheter related blood stream infections (CRBSI) in hospitals in the United States. He discusses why this continues to be a problem, and references a recent survey from the Association...
Jonathan Sackier, MD, a Visiting Professor of Surgery at the University of Virginia, discusses the ongoing problem of Catheter Related Blood Stream Infections in hospitals in the United States. He discusses why this continues to be a problem, and references a recent survey from the Association for...