Nursing interventions related to vascular access infections

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Abstract

Vascular access infection is a common cause of the loss of a vascular access. Education of both nursing staff and patients is essential for preventing vascular access infections and for treating infections early. The use of strict aseptic technique is essential when providing vascular access care. Central venous catheters require special assessment and care. Dialysis staff can have a critical role in prevention and early treatment of vascular access infections.

Original languageEnglish (US)
Pages (from-to)218-221
Number of pages4
JournalAdvances in Renal Replacement Therapy
Volume3
Issue number3
DOIs
StatePublished - Jan 1 1996
Externally publishedYes

All Science Journal Classification (ASJC) codes

  • Nephrology

Keywords

  • Hemodialysis
  • Infection
  • Nursing interventions
  • Vascular access

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