Eliminating Blood Culture False Positives: Harnessing the Power of Nursing Shared Governance

Moeller D.
J Emerg Nurs. 2017 Mar;43(2):126-132.
Advocate Health, Illinois

  • A new process decreased the blood culture contamination rate from a baseline rate of 5.37% to 1.76%.
  • The chief recommendation is to engage staff through clinical leadership.

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