Pronovost Slide6

It Is Time To Get Serious about the Science of Healthcare Delivery

Text version of slide presentation from a National Advisory Council meeting.

Median and Mean CRBSI Rate

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Image: Line graph shows that mean catheter-related bloodstream infection (CRBSI) rate dropped from 8 to 3 before the first three months, then remained between 3 and 2 from 3 to 36 months. The median CRBSI rate dropped from 3 to baseline after 3 months and remained at baseline until 36 months.

Pronovost, NEJM 2006; Pronovost, BMJ 2010; Sawyer, CCM 2010.


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