Infection Risk High With All IVDs
A study published in the September issue of Mayo Clinic Proceedings says that regardless of the claims made by manufacturers//, all intravascular devices (IVDs) have an inherent risk of bloodstream infections in hospitalized adult patients. An IVD is any device that allows access to the bloodstream...
All Intravascular Devices Pose Risk of Bloodstream Infection to Patients
...ber issue of Mayo Clinic Proceedings. What’s more, ivds
have become the leading cause of bloodstream infec... Madison, says the findings offer “hard data” that ivds
pose a risk to all recipients.
“We thought t...health care workers and patients that all types of ivds
pose a risk,” Dr. Maki says. “Clinicians and quali...