What do the statistics mean?

Rates

Quarterly rates for CLIs are calculated using the following formula:

total # of ICU related blood stream infections after 48 hours of central line placement X 1000

total # of central line days for ICU patients 18 years and older

Numbers

The numbers represent the number of central line infections associated with the hospital in the reported time period.


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