Antimicrobial lock solutions for preventing catheter-related infections in haemodialysis

  • Protocol
  • Intervention

Authors

  • Maria C Arechabala,

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    1. Pontificia Universidad Católica de Chile, Escuela de Enfermería, Santiago, Region Metropolitana, Chile
    • Maria C Arechabala, Escuela de Enfermería, Pontificia Universidad Católica de Chile, Vicuna Mackenna 4860 Macul, Santiago, Region Metropolitana, 7820436, Chile. marechab@uc.cl.

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  • Maria I Catoni,

    1. Pontificia Universidad Católica de Chile, Escuela de Enfermería, Santiago, Region Metropolitana, Chile
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  • Juan Carlos Claro,

    1. Faculty of Medicine, Pontificia Universidad Católica de Chile, Department of Internal Medicine, Evidence Based Health Care Program, Santiago, Region Metropolitana, Chile
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  • Noelia P Rojas,

    1. Pontificia Universidad Católica de Chile, Escuela de Enfermería, Santiago, Region Metropolitana, Chile
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  • Miriam E Rubio,

    1. Pontificia Universidad Católica de Chile, Escuela de Enfermería, Santiago, Region Metropolitana, Chile
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  • Mario A Calvo,

    1. Universidad Austral de Chile, Escuela de Medicina, Valdivia, Región de Los Lagos, Chile
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  • Luz M Letelier

    1. Faculty of Medicine, Pontificia Universidad Católica de Chile, Department of Internal Medicine, Evidence Based Health Care Program, Santiago, Region Metropolitana, Chile
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Abstract

This is the protocol for a review and there is no abstract. The objectives are as follows:

To assess the effectiveness of antimicrobial (antibiotic and non-antibiotic) catheter lock solutions for preventing catheter-related infections in patients undergoing haemodialysis.