American Journal of Nursing Research. 2019, 7(4), 465-470
DOI: 10.12691/AJNR-7-4-8
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Bundle of Care for Improving Nurses’ Performance Related to Central Line Associated Blood Stream Infection

Asmaa Ghreeb Abbady1, , Samia Gaballah1, Amr Kamal Abotakia2 and Wafaa Ismail Sherif3

1Faculty of Nursing, Suez Canal University, Egypt

2Faculty of Medicine Suez Canal University, Egypt

3Faculty of Nursing, Mansoura University, Egypt

Pub. Date: May 18, 2019

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Asmaa Ghreeb Abbady, Samia Gaballah, Amr Kamal Abotakia and Wafaa Ismail Sherif. Bundle of Care for Improving Nurses’ Performance Related to Central Line Associated Blood Stream Infection. American Journal of Nursing Research. 2019; 7(4):465-470. doi: 10.12691/AJNR-7-4-8


Health care associated infections, particularly CLABSI, contributes to the greatest threat to patient safety in critical care units (CCUs) which lead to increase mortality, morbidity and hospital coast. The aim of this study was to assess the effect of implementation of bundle of care related to central line associated blood stream infection on nurses’ knowledge and practice. Design: A quazi experimental research design was used in this study. Setting: The study was carried in intensive care unit, coronary care unit and cardiothoracic intensive care unit at Suez Canal University Hospital, in Ismailia. Sample: A convenience sample of 70 nurses was used. Tools : The tools were used for data collection including nurses’ questionnaire sheet which include demographic characteristics, knowledge about central line, knowledge BSI and knowledge about component of CLABSI bundle of care and observational check list regarding central line insertion , care and maintaince of central lin. Results :There were highly statistical significant difference in total mean scores of nurses knowledge and practice about bundle of care related to CLABSI between pre- post and follow up of implementation of bundle. Conclusion: Implementation of bundle of care related to CLABSI improved nurse’s performance. Recommendations: Importance of upgrading nurses’ knowledge and practice about CLABSI prevention through workshops, seminars, conferences, group discussion, up to date scientific journals, books and posters.


bundle of care, central line associated blood stream infection, nurses ‘performance


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