Reduction in CLABSIs in Oncology Patients
Reduction in Central Line Associated Blood Stream Infections in Oncology Patients. Post-trial of CHG 3.15%70% Alcohol vs Alcohol and 2 Scrub Times (5s vs. 15s) for Routine Disinfection of Needleless Connectors
Memorial Care Long Beach Medical Center and Memorial Care Miller Children’s and Women’s hospital, Long Beach CA
The abstract, which was presented at the Association for Vascular Access (AVA) annual scientific meeting, September 2018, previously presented at Collaborative Alliance for Nursing Outcomes (CALNOC), October 2017, examines the efficacy of 3.15% CHG / 70% IPA vs. 70% IPA alone for routine disinfection of needleless connectors on Central Venous Catheters.
Results: Prevantics® Device Swab trial resulted in a statistically signiﬁcant decline in CLABSIs among high-risk oncology patients.