Chapter 10. Preventing Central Venous Catheter Related Complications

  1. Martin R Tramèr
  1. Mehrengise K Cooper and
  2. Adrienne G Randolph

Published Online: 30 NOV 2007

DOI: 10.1002/9780470750582.ch10

Evidence-based Resource in Anaesthesia and Analgesia, Second Edition

Evidence-based Resource in Anaesthesia and Analgesia, Second Edition

How to Cite

Cooper, M. K. and Randolph, A. G. (2003) Preventing Central Venous Catheter Related Complications, in Evidence-based Resource in Anaesthesia and Analgesia, Second Edition (ed M. R. Tramèr), BMJ Publishing Group, London, UK. doi: 10.1002/9780470750582.ch10

Editor Information

  1. Division of Anaesthesiology, Geneva University Hospitals, University of Geneva, Geneva, Switzerland

Publication History

  1. Published Online: 30 NOV 2007
  2. Published Print: 1 JAN 2003

ISBN Information

Print ISBN: 9780727917867

Online ISBN: 9780470750582

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Keywords:

  • complications;
  • nosocomial infections;
  • management;
  • antiseptic-impregnated;
  • ultrasound

Summary

This chapter contains sections titled:

  • Identifying central venous catheter related infection

  • Full asepsis for central venous catheter placement and management

  • Antiseptic-impregnated central venous catheters

  • Antibiotic-impregnated central venous catheters

  • Site of central venous catheter placement

  • Ultrasound to guide central venous catheter placement

  • Tunnelling of central venous catheters

  • Heparin and heparin bonded CVCs

  • Occlusive dressings

  • Central venous catheter exchange strategies

  • Conclusions

  • HICPAC recommendations for the management of central venous catheters

  • References