Central Line Associated Blood Stream Infection Care: A Case Study Central Venous Catheter Care: A Case Study

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Pattaraporn Sripromma
Duangkamon Sukthongsa


Central venous catheter is necessary for hemodynamic monitoring of patients. It could be used as the route for medication and fluid. The nursing care of patients who inserted central venous catheter must be aware of the complication from any actions before, during and after inserting the catheter. The occurrence of delayed complications has become infection, particularly central line-associated bloodstream infection (CLABSI). This occurrence can increase the risk of deaths and the cost of caring for patients in hospitals. This article presents a case study related to the central line-associated bloodstream infection (CLABSI) and the nursing prevention for complication from central venous catheter inserting.


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Sripromma, P., & Sukthongsa, D. (2019). Central Line Associated Blood Stream Infection Care: A Case Study: Central Venous Catheter Care: A Case Study. Vajira Nursing Journal, 21(2), 88–99. Retrieved from https://he02.tci-thaijo.org/index.php/vnj/article/view/219304
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