Hemodialysis Catheter Care: Identifying Best Cleansing Agents.
In an attempt to create a standardized resource for cleansing both non-tunneled and tunneled hemodialysis catheters, it was discovered that all disinfectants are not compatible with all catheters. This article describes the process used to identify best practices for hemodialysis catheter care and steps taken to standardize practice throughout a hospital network. Standardized evidence-based practice preserves the integrity of catheters while allowing nurses to provide quality care to patients.
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Stupak, D. M., Trubilla, J. A., & Groller, S. R. (2016). Hemodialysis Catheter Care: Identifying Best Cleansing Agents.Nephrology Nursing Journal: Journal Of The American Nephrology Nurses' Association, 43(2), 153-155.
Patient Care Services / Nursing, Patient Care Services / Nursing Faculty