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Evaluating the Accuracy of Sampling to Estimate Central Line–Days Simplification of the National Healthcare Safety Network Surveillance Methods

  • Nicola D. Thompson (a1), Jonathan R. Edwards (a1), Wendy Bamberg (a2), Zintars G. Beldavs (a3), Ghinwa Dumyati (a4), Deborah Godine (a5), Meghan Maloney (a6), Marion Kainer (a7), Susan Ray (a8), Deborah Thompson (a9), Lucy Wilson (a10) and Shelley S. Magill (a1)...

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Division of Healthcare Quality Promotion, Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, 1600 Clifton Road MS A-24, Atlanta, GA 30333 (ndthompson@cdc.gov)

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Evaluating the Accuracy of Sampling to Estimate Central Line–Days Simplification of the National Healthcare Safety Network Surveillance Methods

  • Nicola D. Thompson (a1), Jonathan R. Edwards (a1), Wendy Bamberg (a2), Zintars G. Beldavs (a3), Ghinwa Dumyati (a4), Deborah Godine (a5), Meghan Maloney (a6), Marion Kainer (a7), Susan Ray (a8), Deborah Thompson (a9), Lucy Wilson (a10) and Shelley S. Magill (a1)...

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