Central venous catheter (CVC) removal for adult patients with candidaemia

  • Protocol
  • Intervention

Authors

  • Susanne Janum,

    Corresponding author
    1. Herlev Hospital, Copenhagen University Hospital, Department of Anesthesiology and Intensive Care, Herlev, Denmark
    • Susanne Janum, Department of Anesthesiology and Intensive Care, Herlev Hospital, Copenhagen University Hospital, Herlev Ringvej 75, Herlev, 2730, Denmark. susannejanum@gmail.com.

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  • Arash Afshari

    1. Hôpitaux Universitaires de Genève, Pediatric and Neonatal Intensive Care Service, Geneva, Switzerland
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Abstract

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

The main purpose of this review is to examine the impact of CVC removal versus retaining the CVC on mortality in patients with candidaemia and with a CVC in place after controlling for confounders such as severity of illness and others.