• The Michigan Appropriateness Guide for Intravenous Catheters (MAGIC)

Results From a Multispecialty Panel Using the RAND/UCLA Appropriateness Method

  • What Is Quality Improvement?

Article from

  • SHEA IDSA Recommendations

Strategies to Prevent Central Line–Associated Bloodstream
Infections in Acute Care Hospitals

  •  American-Journal-of-Medical Quality

Article on Economics of Central Line-Associated Bloodstream Infections

  • ISDA Guidelines

Clinical Practice Guidelines for the Diagnosis
and Management of Intravascular Catheter-Related

  • Mother Teresa’s Advice

Advice for Nursing and the Service of Humanity

  • Nutrition in Clinical Practice

The Future of Vascular Access: Will the Benefits Be Worth the Risk?

  • ARTICLE: Measuring Preventable Harm:

Helping Science Keep Pace With Policy

  • ARTICLE:  John Hopkins Medicine

The Comprehensive Unit-based Safety Program 

  • ARTICLE: Downsizing and Disbanding Specialty Care Teams

A Counterproductive Strategy for Cost Reduction in Healthcare?

  • ARTICLE:  2013 Hospital National Patient Safety Goals

The goals focus on problems in health care safety and how to solve them.

  • Websites for Surveillance Practice:

National Healthcare Safety Network (NHSN)

National Healthcare Safety Network (NHSN) Document Library

National Healthcare Safety Network (NHSN) Data Collection Forms

  • Websites for Clinical Practice:

Institute for Healthcare Improvement:

Kaiser Permanante Hospitals “PLUS” MEASURES TOOLKIT:

Guide to the Elimination of Catheter-Related Bloodstream Infections

Multisociety HAI Prevention Compendium:

Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC): Guidelines for the Prevention of Intravascular Catheter-Related Infections, 2002

NHSN Central Line Insertion Practices (CLIP) Training Course:Society of Interventional Radiology:

Society for Parenteral and Enteral Nutrition:

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