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Nurses who recently visited our Web site answered this question: In patients with central venous catheters (CVCs) in place, is the necessity for that catheter reviewed on a daily basis?


To reduce the risk of infection, the Institute for Healthcare Improvement recommends daily review of central lines and prompt removal of unnecessary lines. Visit to answer our monthly survey question and view results from other surveys.

Figure. Total respon... - Click to enlarge in new windowFigure. Total responses: 1,034