Reply To: Repair versus Replace CVCs

  • Kathleen Stakes

    September 22, 2015 at 7:52 pm

    We use repair kits and ApRn’s do the repair 

    Kathleen Stakes
    Massachusetts General Hospital
    Winchester, MA
    United States

    Original Message:
    Sent: 09-22-2015 06:20 PM
    From: Christopher Williams
    Subject: Repair versus Replace CVCs

    We utilise repair kits for external cuffed catheters and they are repaired by APNs. We also use stat-locks for these lines to limit accidental removal.

    Chris Williams
    Nurse Consultant
    Royal Children’s Hospital
    Melbourne Australia