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Medical Infusion Pumps | Risk Factors for Infection

Purpose:

To identify risk factors for nosocomial infection of a CNS infusion pump based on the report of Boviatsis et al.

Specialty:

Infectious Diseases
Neurology

Objective:

risk factors

ICD-10:

Z45.1

Description:

A number of factors may increase the risk of a CNS infusion pump becoming infected. These may be particularly important in pediatric patients with spasticity. The authors are from Evangelismos General Hospital in Athens.

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