Key Studies and White Papers Overview
Key Studies and White Papers
Catheter Connections, 2016.
Strategies to Prevent Central
Line–Associated Bloodstream Infections
in Acute Care Hospitals: 2014 Update. Marschall, et al; 2014.
DualCap System ™ Abstracts, Poster Presentations, and Case Studies
Does the Partner Matter?
Lopansri et al; SHEA 2011.
An Evaluation of Methods to Reduce IV Catheter-Related Bloodstream Infections.
Drews; APIC 2013.
Pilot Study of the Effect of DualCap.
Kamath et al; IDWeek 2012.
Reducing CLABSI in Pediatric Critical Care.
Ward; AVA 2013.
DualCap ® Helps Safety-Focused Hospital Reduce CLABSI.
White Papers and Literature Reviews
IV Administration Sets are Vectors of Infection.
IV Stands and Medical Devices are Vectors of Infection.
Disinfection of Male Luer Style Connectors.
Male Luers: The Overlooked Dirty Secret.
Scrubbing the Hub and the Use of the DualCap System ™ to Help Reduce CLABSI.
Disinfecting Caps: Decreasing the Incidence of Central Line-Associated Bloodstream Infections.
Costs Associated with CLABSI
The Cost of Catheter-Related Bloodstream Infections.
Attributable Cost and Length of Stay.
Goudie et al, 2014.
Health Care Associated Infections: A Meta-Analysis.
Zimlichman et al, 2013.
Affordable Care Act Programs
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Catheter Connections, DualCap, DualCap System, DualCap Solo, and IV Pole Strips are registered trademarks and/or trademarks of Catheter Connections, Inc. 1Maki DG, Kluger DM, Crnich CJ. Mayo Clin Proc. 2006;81(9):1159-1171. 2Shah H, et. al. Neurohospitalist. 2013;3(3):144-151. 3Hospital-acquired condition reduction program, fiscal year 2016 fact sheet. Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services website. https://www.cms.gov/Medicare/Medicare-Fee-for-Service-Payment/AcuteInpatientPPS/HAC-Reduction-Program.html. Accessed February 23, 2016. 4Ward C. AVA, 2013. Abstract #79. 5Case Study. George E. Wahlen Department of Veterans Affairs Medical Center, 2012. CLABSI reported FY 2010-FY 2011 (6 months of DualCap use in FY 2011). 6Kamath D, Mdluli X, Parada J. Loyola University presentation #914. 2013. 7DualCap IV Pole Strips® Instructions for Use, 2016. Catheter Connections, Inc. 8Avomeen Analytical Services. Testing Report prepared for Catheter Connections, October 2013.