Reply To: Cap Changes

  • Mary Lynn Rae

    Member
    January 24, 2014 at 3:45 pm

    Sterile with a pre-packaged sterile cap change kit. 

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    Mary Lynn Rae
    Ann & Robert Lurie Children’s Hospital
    Chicago, IL
    United States
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    Original Message:
    Sent: 01-24-2014 03:45 PM
    From: Ashley Varnes
    Subject: Cap Changes

    This message has been cross posted to the following Discussions: Bone Marrow Transplant and APHON Open Forum .
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    How does your institution perform cap changes on central lines?  Sterile or aseptic? Do you scrub the hub once the old cap is removed?  Do you use alcohol or chlorhexidine? Thanks!

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    Ashley Varnes, RN, CPHON
    MUSC Children’s Hospital
    Charleston, SC
    United States
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