Registed Nurses' Association of Ontario

Care and Maintenance to Reduce Vascular Access Complications

Type of Guideline: 
Clinical
Status: 
Published
Publish Date: 
2005
About this Guideline:

The main focus of this guideline is the care and maintenance of central venous access devices (CVAD); however, where care and maintenance strategies can be used for both CVAD and peripheral venous access devices (PVAD), this has been articulated in the specific recommendations.

This guideline incorporates best practices related to the care and maintenance of vascular access devices applicable to all adult clients requiring this kind of care.

Supplement: 2008

Related File(s):
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Vascular Access Care Supplement2.02 MB
Vascular Access Care Summary237.43 KB
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