<h1>Prevention of Surgical Infection Through Education</h1>

Central I.V. Lines


Skin asepsis with chlorhexidine 2% (Not 0.5% unless patient is <2months old !!) and allowed to dry

Hand hygiene before (and after!) insertion

Wear sterile gown & gloves, theatre cap, mask and protective eyewear

Use appropriately sized drapes

After insertion, cover with sterile transparent dressing (i.e.Tagaderm).


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