CLABSI Final April 2012

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					 CLABSI – Final April 2012

Category                          Title                                                Source                                             Description
              “How-to Guide: Prevent Central Line-      This how-to guide describes key evidence-based care
              Associated Bloodstream Infection” (IHI)        uidePreventCentralLineAssociatedBloodstreamInfect   components of the Institute for Healthcare Improvement
                                                             ion.aspx                                            IHI Central Line Bundle (which has been linked to
   Core                                                      (registration required)                             prevention of central line-associated bloodstream
                                                                                                                 infections), describes how to implement these
                                                                                                                 interventions, and recommends measures to gauge
              Guidelines for the Prevention of            CDC guidelines for healthcare personnel who insert
              Intravascular Catheter-Related Infections,     guidelines-2011.pdf                                 intravascular catheters and for persons responsible for
   Core       2011 (U.S. Department of Health & Human                                                            surveillance and control of infections in hospital,
              Services, Centers for Disease Control and                                                          outpatient, and home care settings.
              Prevention [CDC])
              Strategies to Prevent Central Line–            SHEA/IDEA Practice Recommendations for the prevention
              Associated Bloodstream Infections in Acute                                                         of CLABSI.
              Care Hospitals (Society for Healthcare
              Epidemiology of America [SHEA])
              “Central Line Associated Bloodstream     An education sheet for parents of a child whose doctor
   Core       Infection (CLABSI) Prevention” (Children’s     94452.pdf                                           has recommended the insertion of a central venous
              Hospitals and Clinics of Minnesota)                                                                catheter (or central line).
              Guide to the Elimination of Catheter-Related    Guide from the Association for Professionals in Infection
              Bloodstream Infections (Association for        rm/259c0594-17b0-459d-b395-                         Control and Epidemiology (APIC).
   Core       Professionals in Infection Control)            fb143321414a/File/APIC-CRBSI-Elimination-
              “How-to Guide: Prevent Central Line-      This guide is specifically tailored for pediatrics; it describes
              Associated Bloodstream Infection (Pediatric    uidePreventCentralLineAssociatedBloodstreamInfect   key evidence-based care components for preventing
Core – Pedi   Supplement)” (Institute for Healthcare         ionPediatricSupplement.aspx                         central line-associated bloodstream infections, explains
              Improvement [IHI])                                                                                 how to implement these interventions, and recommends
                                                                                                                 measures to gauge improvement.
              “Stop BSI” (On the Cusp: Stop HAI)       A Web site with tools and resources to help hospital
                                                             bsi/                                                associations and hospital units implement the
Enhanced                                                                                                         Comprehensive Unit-based Safety Program (CUSP)
                                                                                                                 and reduce central line-associated blood stream
                                                                                                                 infections (CLABSI).

 Category                        Title                                           Source                                                   Description
             “Central Line-Associated Bloodstream      CDC Web site hosting a variety of resources for patients
 Enhanced    Infections: Resources for Patients and                                                              and providers, including fact sheets, guidelines, audio
             Healthcare Providers” (CDC)                                                                         education for patients, and more.
             “On the Cusp: Stop BSI, The Role of             A video presentation from the Johns Hopkins Quality and
             Technology In CLABSI Prevention” (Johns                                                             Safety Research Group on how to approach the use of
   HPH       Hopkins Medicine)                                                                                   technology in CLABSI prevention.

             “Strategies to Prevent Central Line-        AHRQ National Guideline Clearinghouse Guideline
             Associated Bloodstream Infections in Acute                                                          Summary for children and adults in acute care hospitals
             Care Hospitals” (U.S. Department of Health                                                          with indwelling central venous catheters, including
Supporting   & Human Services, Agency for Healthcare                                                             tunneled, implanted, cuffed, noncuffed, and dialysis
             Research and Quality [AHRQ])                                                                        catheters.

             “FAQs About Catheter Associated             A fact sheet for patients in English.
             Bloodstream Infections” (CDC)

             “Preguntas Frecuentes: Infecciones         A fact sheet for patients in Spanish.
             Sanguíneas Asociadas al Catéter Intravenoso
Supporting   (CDC)

             “State Has Implemented a CLABSI                CDC Web site identifying state contacts for CLABSI
Supporting   Prevention Collaborative” (CDC)               CLABSI-collaborative.html                             initiatives.

             “Patient Guides on Healthcare-Associated      http://www.shea-                                      Large print patient guides in English and Spanish for
Supporting   Infections” (SHEA)                     CLABSI, CAUTI, SSI, MRSA, VAP, Clostridium Difficile, and
                                                           px                                                    VRE.
             “Patient Guides on Healthcare-Associated      http://www.shea-                                      Patient Guides for CLABSI, CAUTI, SSI, MRSA, VAP,
             Infections: Patient Guides Translations”   Clostridium Difficile, and VRE in Arabic and Polish and
Supporting   (SHEA)                                                                                              Spanish in large print (VAP is not available in Arabic).


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