Every little detail counts. Infection control in i.v. therapy

Prof Nurse. 1992 Jan;7(4):226-32.


Much controversy still surrounds the issue of catheter-related infection, and evidence suggests that nurses' practice varies widely in this field. An understanding of the main routes of transmission and the maintenance of standard protocols will help reduce the incidence of infection.

MeSH terms

  • Humans
  • Infection Control / methods*
  • Infusions, Intravenous / nursing*