The researchers found that among 18,521 hospital admissions, there were 156,574 central line
days and 239 CLABSIs (intensive care unit [ICU], 105; non-ICU, 134).
If the strike goes ahead, it will coincide with the second day of a strike by Central line
drivers with the same union.
A large proportion of doctors surveyed either did not know how to manage carotid artery cannulation with a >7 Fr central line
(35%) or would 'pull and press' (40%).
The median post-course confidence level ranks for lumbar puncture (median=3.00), intubation (median=4.00), bone marrow aspiration (median=2.50), chest tube insertion (median= 3.00), pleural tap (median=3.00), central line
insertion (median=3.00), and arthrocentesis (median=3.00) were significantly higher than the median post-course confidence level ranks for the same skills (lumbar puncture (median=5.00), intubation (median=5.00), bone marrow aspiration (median=4.00), chest tube insertion (median= 4.00), pleural tap (median=4.00), central line
insertion (median=4.00 ), and arthrocentesis (median=4.00).
According to the US Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, a CLABSI are defined as "a primary blood stream infection in a patient that had a central line
within the 48hour period before the development of the blood stream infection, and is not related to an infection at another site" .
She is one of thousands of parents who perform a daunting medical task at home - caring for a child's catheter, called a central line
, that is inserted in the arm or torso to make it easier to draw blood or administer drugs.
 CLABSI is defined as a laboratory-confirmed bloodstream infection (LC-BSI) in a patient with a central line
in situ for at least 2 calendar days (where line insertion is day 1).
Whether owing to concerns of causing pneumothorax, or confusion in the nomenclature, widespread adoption did not occur, leading to some authors to call the BCV approach 'the forgotten central line
' (3, 4).
While there, Dream had a Central Venous Catheter, commonly called a central line
Safely inserting a central line
catheter can be a life-saving procedure.
All-night services also started on parts of the Central line
. The Jubilee, Northern and Piccadilly lines will follow in autumn, when 200,000 people are expected to use the Night Tube.