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We secure port a caths with a transparent dressing for CLABSI prevention for all ports that will be accessed for more than just a few minutes.
——————————————- Kimberly Duback Advocate Children’s Hospital- Oak Lawn United States ——————————————-
——————————————- Original Message: Sent: 09-27-2013 08:28 PM From: Candice Brandenburg Subject: Port a Cath securement
What do you use in an out pt setting for short term port a cath securement (an hour or so: ie vinc and dox, labs only, etc). Do you cover with complete occlusive dressing or do you use papertape or other securment to help protect skin for these short term accesses.
——————————————- Candice Brandenburg Auburn, WA United States ——————————————-