Search Tag: catheter related blood stream infections

ICU Management

Antibiotic Therapy Benefits Haemodialysis Patients

2014 05 Jul

Haemodialysis patients at risk for deadly catheter-related infections experience fewer infections and 68 percent lower mortality when they received a low dose of antibiotic therapy, compared to the anticoagulant heparin. The study reporting these results by researchers at the Henry Ford Health System appears online in the Clinical Journal... Read more

ICU Management

IHI Interventions Prevent Catheter Bloodstream Infections

2014 10 Jun

Bloodstream infections related to the use of central venous catheters (CVCs) are a significant cause of morbidity and mortality for patients in surgical intensive care units, where nearly half rely on a CVC for the administration of treatment. To reduce the incidence of catheter-related bloodstream infections, the Institute for Healthcare Improvement... Read more

ICU Management

CorMedix Receives CE Mark for Neutrolin® Catheter Lock Solution

2013 09 Jul

CorMedix Inc. announced on July 5, 2013, that it received CE Mark approval for Neutrolin®, a catheter lock solution, for patients with central venous catheters on hemodialysis secondary to advanced chronic kidney disease. The Neutrolin solution includes an anti-coagulant and broad-spectrum antimicrobial (antibacterial and antifungal) combination that... Read more