Dressings and securement devices for central venous catheters (CVC)
Editorial Group: Cochrane Wounds Group
Published Online: 28 FEB 2013
Copyright © 2013 The Cochrane Collaboration. Published by John Wiley & Sons, Ltd.
How to Cite
Ullman AJ, Cooke ML, Mitchell M, Lin F, New K, Long DA, Mihala G, Rickard CM. Dressings and securement devices for central venous catheters (CVC) (Protocol). Cochrane Database of Systematic Reviews 2013, Issue 2. Art. No.: CD010367. DOI: 10.1002/14651858.CD010367.
- Publication Status: Edited (no change to conclusions)
- Published Online: 28 FEB 2013
This is the protocol for a review and there is no abstract. The objectives are as follows:
To compare the available dressings and securement devices for CVCs, in terms of catheter-related bloodstream infection (CR-BSI), catheter colonisation, entry and exit site infection, skin colonisation, skin irritation, accidental catheter removal (complete or partial), dressing condition and mortality.