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Author

Leann Sterk

Document Type

Thesis - University Access Only

Award Date

1993

Degree Name

Master of Science (MS)

Department

Graduate Nursing

First Advisor

Kay Foland

Abstract

Objectives of the study include:
1. Determine the overall rate of sepsis within an intensive care nursery in a midwestern state.
2. Describe the methods and conditions of percutaneous central venous catheter placement.
3. Determine the incidence of sepsis in the neonate when a percutaneous central venous catheter is placed.

Library of Congress Subject Headings

Infants (Newborn) -- Diseases
Septicemia in children
Intravenous catheterization

Format

application/pdf

Publisher

South Dakota State University

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