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Table 4 Prevention plan as proposed by Bijma et al. 1999

From: Central and peripheral venous lines-associated blood stream infections in the critically ill surgical patients

1) Introduction of hand disinfection with alcohol,
2) Daily removal of a new nonwoven dressing,
3) “One-bag” total parenteral nutrition (TPN) system,
4) A new needless closed IV connection device, and
5) Surveillance by an infection control practitioner