INFECTION CONTROL AND HOSPITAL EPIDEMIOLOGY, vol.28, no.6, pp.689-694, 2007 (SCI-Expanded)
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INFECTION CONTROL AND HOSPITAL EPIDEMIOLOGY
Science Citation Index Expanded (SCI-EXPANDED), Scopus
Karadeniz Technical University Affiliated:
Objective. Intravascular catheters are indispensable tools in modern medical therapy. In spite of their great benefits, however, the widespread use of catheters leads to several complications, including infections that cause significant morbidity, mortality, and economic losses for hospitalized patients.