CDC, HICPAC Revamp Intravascular Catheter Infection Prevention Guidelines

The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) and the Healthcare Infection Control Practices Advisory Committee (HICPAC) have updated guidelines for intravascular catheter infection prevention. The guidelines, which were last updated in 2002, are intended for health care personnel who insert intravascular catheters and those responsible for surveillance and control of infections in hospital, outpatient,…