Contributing factors for catheter related blood stream infections in HD patients

Expiry Date
: 27/06/2029
CPD Units
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This article provides a detailed explanation of the risk factors that contributes to catheter-associated bloodstream infection in hemodialysis patients using metanalysis.

Keywords: catheter-associated bloodstream infection (CRBSI), catheter related factors, Hemodialysis patients

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Educational Objectives

Educational Aim:

Is to provide an explanation from meta-analysis the contributing risk factors that are associated with CRBSI

Educational Outcomes:

Upon completion of this module practitioners should have a clear understanding of:

       1. The detailed risk factors for CRBSI to HD patients

       2. The significance of risk factors to clinical practice

       3. To target interventions to reduce the incidence of infection in these patients.

Instructions for this Module

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