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2003 National Healthcare Quality Report

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Figure 1. Nosocomial infections in intensive care

Figure 1. Nosocomial infections in intensive care. Text Description is shown below.

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Graph showing nosocomial infections in intensive care in adults and infants for the years 1998 through 2002. Central line-associated bloodstream infection-Infants of less than 1,000 grams and Central line-associated bloodstream infection-Adults are plotted against infections per 1,000 days' use. The plot for infections in infants decreased from approximately 12.5 to approximately 10.75, while adult infections decreased slightly from approximately 5.5 to 5.0.

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