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Why Not The Best? Comparative Reports on Central Line-Associated Bloodstream Infections
Users of WhyNotTheBest.org can now search for and compare data for nearly 1,000 hospitals on the incidence of central line–associated bloodstream infections (CLABSIs)—one of the most lethal hospital-acquired complications. The data show wide variation in CLABSI incidence, in spite of strong evidence on how to prevent them. The updated data is made possible through a partnership among The Commonwealth Fund, The Leapfrog Group, and Consumers Union.
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On April 2, 2009 Barbara Mader,RN posted:
As a nurse for over 50 yrs I have seen or known of several errors and some were fatal.
On January 21, 2010 [email protected] posted:
Our state needs to get involved in this matter so as to protect everyone as it should be.
On April 19, 2010 Doug Baker posted:
To encourage the use of a checklist to prevent simple mainstream blood transfusions. It is inexpensive, quick and easy to use, and can reduce hospital deaths by 1/3.
On January 14, 2011 posted:
PLease report when a hospital harms a patient to the point that causes them great harm, damage, or death.