Central line bundle for prevention of central line-associated bloodstream infection for totally implantable venous access devices (ports) in pediatric cancer patients

Devrim I., Oruc Y., Demirag B., Kara A., Duzgol M., Uslu S., ...More

JOURNAL OF VASCULAR ACCESS, vol.19, no.4, pp.358-365, 2018 (SCI-Expanded) identifier identifier identifier

  • Publication Type: Article / Article
  • Volume: 19 Issue: 4
  • Publication Date: 2018
  • Doi Number: 10.1177/1129729818757955
  • Journal Indexes: Science Citation Index Expanded (SCI-EXPANDED), Scopus
  • Page Numbers: pp.358-365
  • Keywords: Central line bundle, totally implantable venous access devices, port, split-septum, single-use prefilled flushing device, pediatric, hematology-oncology patients, INTENSIVE-CARE-UNIT, HEMATOLOGY-ONCOLOGY PATIENTS, CATHETER-RELATED INFECTIONS, MICROBIAL-CONTAMINATION, COST-EFFECTIVENESS, CLINICAL-PRACTICE, SPLIT-SEPTUM, VITEK 2, IDENTIFICATION, COMPLICATIONS
  • Eskisehir Osmangazi University Affiliated: Yes


Objective: The clinical impact of central line bundle programs for central line-associated bloodstream infections has been well demonstrated in intensive care units. However, the experience of central line bundle programs in totally implantable venous access devices (ports) in pediatric-hematology patients was limited.