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Running head: PICOT STATEMENT AND LITERATURE SEARCH PICOT Statement and Literature Search Grand Canyon University: NRS-433V Name: Leshni Lal 04/18/20 1
Running head: PICOT STATEMENT AND LITERATURE SEARCH PICOT Statement and Literature Search Question: Does bathing patients in an acute care setting with chlorhexidine gluconate reduces the risk of hospital acquired infections including CLABSI? 2
Reference: Boubekri, A. (2013). Reducing central line-associated bloodstream infections in the blood and marrow transplantation population: A review of the literature. Clinical Journal of Oncology Nursing 17 (3), 297-302. Retrieved from ? direct=true&db=ccm&AN=104172133&site=ehost-live&scope=site
PICOT STATEMENT AND LITERATURE SEARCH Brief Summary Healthcare-associated infections are a tremendous reason of patient morbidity and mortality. Most healthcare-associated bloodstream infections are associated to the presence of central venous catheters and are called central line-associated blood stream infections (CLABSIs). A review of the literature showed a reduce in CLABSIs in intensive care units (ICUs) on the grounds that the implementation of guidelines from the Centers for Disease Control and

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