AHA, AHRQ release toolkit to help hospitals prevent ICU infections Leave a comment

The AHA and Agency for Healthcare Research and Quality have released a toolkit to help hospitals prevent central line-associated bloodstream infections and catheter-associated urinary tract infections in intensive care units. The customizable toolkit offers resources to assess current clinical and safety practices, implement a reduction plan and overcome common cultural and technical challenges in reduction efforts. It includes a playbook on how to apply AHRQ’s proven Comprehensive Unit-based Safety Program in the ICU.


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