TO EVALUATE THE RISK FACTORS OF CENTRAL VENOUS CATHETER ASSOCIATED INFECTIONS IN INTENSIVE CARE UNIT OF A TERTIARY LEVEL HOSPITAL

Dr. Abhishek Shrivastava, Dr. Abhishek Gupta

Abstract


Introduction: This study was designed to evaluate risk factors of bloodstream infections related to central venous catheterisation in intensive
care unit of a tertiary level hospital.
Material and methods: Study place- Intensive care unit of a tertiary level hospital
Study population-150 patients were included in study after meeting inclusion and exclusion criteria. All the patients who received a CVC
(Jugular/subclavian/femoral) in the operation theatre either as a part of anaesthetic care or in the ICU, were included in the study.
Study design- It was Prospective observational study.
Result: Presence of hypertension and diabetes was significantly associated with CRBSI incidence.


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