"What the Eyes Don't See, the Heart Doesn't Grieve Over": Epidemiology and Risk Factors for Bloodstream Infections following Cardiac Catheterization.
Infect Control Hosp Epidemiol. 2012 Aug;33(8):837-41
Authors: Dicks KV, Staheli R, Anderson DJ, Miller BA, Jones WS, Harrison JK, Sexton DJ, Moehring RW, Chen LF
No standard definition exists for surveillance and characterization of the epidemiology of bloodstream infections (BSIs) after cardiac catheterization (CC) procedures. We proposed a novel case definition and determined the epidemiology and risk factors of BSIs after CC procedure using this new definition.
PMID: 22759552 [PubMed - in process]