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The Importance of Sterile Technique in Vascular Access Procedures

Posted by Erin Dougherty on Oct 8, 2018 8:01:06 AM

Why is it so important to practice sterile technique during vascular access procedures as a part of the overall infection control protocol in ultrasound? Before we help answer that question, let’s look at a few numbers regarding some of the potential complications from vascular access procedures1,2:

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Topics: catheter-related bloodstream infection