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What does CRBSI stand for?

CRBSI stands for Catheter-Related Blood Stream Infection

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based Centers for Disease Control and Prevention has identified catheter-related blood stream infections (CRBSI) as one of its seven major healthcare challenges; the infections have mortality rates up to 25 percent and economic costs in the billions of dollars.
the Pittsburgh-based medical device company that develops, manufactures and markets sterile catheter insertion systems that are targeted to address catheter-related blood stream infection control issues and the need for a simple-to-place intermediate dwell catheter, announced today that the company has received FDA clearance for the Pressure Injectable M/29 Midterm Catheter Series, the latest addition to the M/29 family of midline catheters.
The NICU team was awarded for their innovation in patient safety and quality at the local level, specifically the work being done through their multi-year quality improvement project to eliminate catheter-related blood stream infection.
According to Power and Morten's abstract, patients' receiving haemodialysis treatment via a central venous catheter are at high risk of acquiring catheter-related blood stream infections (CRBSI).