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Risk Factors of Chopra et al for a Peripherally-Inserted Central Catheter (PICC) Associated Bloodstream Infection

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Infectious Diseases
Cardiology
General Surgery
Hematology Oncology

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Chopra et al identified a number of risk factors for a bloodstream infection associated with a peripherally-inserted central catheter (PICC). These can help to identify a patient who may benefit from a clinical intervention to reduce risk. The authors are from VA Ann Arbor Healthcare System and the University of Michigan Health System.

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