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Caring for your central venous catheter: For adult patients  
Abstract:  This handout was written by staff at Seattle Cancer Care Alliance (SCCA). It is available on Health Online as a courtesy to patients and staff at UWMC and SCCA. Included are step-by-step instructions on flushing the catheter, protecting the central line when bathing, and changing the dressing.
Author: Seattle Cancer Care Alliance
Publisher/Date/Rev:  University of Washington Medical Center, 2011, December 1, 2011
UWMC Availability:  Patient Care Services
General Topics:  Medical Equipment & Supplies; Cancer
Specific Subject(s):  Veins; Self Care; Catheterization
Language(s):  English
Audience:  Caregiver; Patient
Format: Brochure
Reading Level: Moderate
Cost: Unknown
Web Site Location:  http://healthonline.washington.edu/

Health Online Citation #3943

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