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We use sterile technique, do not scrub the tubing hub and we use alcohol. We are considering chlorhexidine but have not changed yet. ——————————————- Joni Vaughan Riley Children’s Hospital Indianapolis, in United States ——————————————-
——————————————- Original Message: Sent: 01-24-2014 05:49 PM From: Ashley Varnes Subject: Cap Changes
This message has been cross posted to the following Discussions: Bone Marrow Transplant and APHON Open Forum . ——————————————- 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!
——————————————- Ashley Varnes, RN, CPHON MUSC Children’s Hospital Charleston, SC United States ——————————————-