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#94 – Lock, Stock, & Sterilize: Strategies to Optimize Antimicrobial Lock Therapy & Prevent/Treat Catheter-Related Bloodstream Infections

It's time to arm yourselves with all the resources on antimicrobial locks! Join our experts, Drs. Louise-Marie Oleksiuk (@CanRowPharm), Nasia Safdar (@NasiaSafdar), Joel Topf (@kidney_boy), and our wonderful host, Dr. Julie Justo (@julie_justo), to discuss the ins and outs of antimicrobial locks and how to implement them! Funding for this podcast was provided by CorMedix Inc

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References

  1. https://drive.google.com/file/d/1K0A4Bomhbcn7AZJ1JFOWW8EdEZq-aZcd/view?usp=sharing
  2. https://drive.google.com/file/d/1PRoQzEKJ1c0pa1XFc4yasxsMhx2A1DFU/view?usp=sharing
  3. Helpful antimicrobial lock review: Justo JA, Bookstaver PB. Infect Drug Resist. 2014 Dec 12;7:343-63. doi: 10.2147/IDR.S51388. PMID: 25548523.
  4. LOCK IT-100 Trial: Agarwal AK, et al. Clin J Am Soc Nephrol. 2023 Nov 1;18(11):1446-1455. doi: 10.2215/CJN.0000000000000278. PMID: 37678222.
  5. Cochrane review: Arechabala MC, et al. Cochrane Database Syst Rev. 2018 Apr 3;4(4):CD010597. doi: 10.1002/14651858.CD010597.pub2. PMID: 29611180.
  6. Cost-effectiveness of ethanol lock ppx with newer dehydrated alcohol product: Raghu VK, et al. JPEN J Parenter Enteral Nutr. 2022 Feb;46(2):324-329. doi: 10.1002/jpen.2130. PMID: 33908050.
  7. Antimicrobial lock development/implementation in a pediatric hospital: Zembles TN, et al. Am J Health Syst Pharm. 2018 Mar 1;75(5):299-303. doi: 10.2146/ajhp161056. PMID: 29472511.
  8. Dr. Topf’s tweet surveying the prevalence of antimicrobial lock use in dialysis units
  9. CRBSIs in hemodialysis patients before and during the COVID-19 pandemic: Johansen KL, et al. Clin J Am Soc Nephrol. 2022 Mar;17(3):429-433. doi: 10.2215/CJN.11360821. PMID: 35110377.
  10. Antiseptic barrier caps review and meta-analysis: Gillis VELM, et al. Am J Infect Control. 2023 Jul;51(7):827-835. doi: 10.1016/j.ajic.2022.09.005. PMID: 36116679.

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