- •Nurses from an intensive care unit had better knowledge about evidence-based recommendations for central line–associated bloodstream infection prevention than nurses from other wards.
- •Nurses were convinced that a polyurethane dressing is a recommended material to cover the catheter insertion site.
- •Only 18.97% of the respondents outside intensive care units and 49.9% from intensive care units knew what agent to use to disinfect the insertion site.
- •Nurses knew when to replace administration sets used for lipid emulsion or blood or blood products.
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Other information: Ethical approval for data management was obtained from the Ethics Committee of the Poznan University of Medical Sciences (resolution no. 1123/12).
Conflicts of interest: None to report.