Validity of the AHRQ Patient Safety Indicator "central venous catheter-related bloodstream infections".
J Am Coll Surg. 2011 Jun;212(6):984-90
Authors: Cevasco M, Borzecki AM, O'Brien WJ, Chen Q, Shin MH, Itani KM, Rosen AK
"Central venous catheter-related bloodstream infections" (CR-BSIs) is one of the patient safety indicators (PSI 7) developed by the Agency for Healthcare Research and Quality (AHRQ) to screen for potential safety events. We sought to investigate the validity of this PSI using the medical record as the gold standard.
PMID: 21489833 [PubMed - indexed for MEDLINE]