Central Venous Access

Publication Date: January 1, 2020
Last Updated: March 14, 2022

Summary of Recommendations

Resource Preparation

Perform central venous catheterization in an environment that permits use of aseptic techniques
Ensure that a standardized equipment set is available for central venous access
Use a checklist or protocol for placement and maintenance of central venous catheters
Use an assistant during placement of a central venous catheter



Central Venous Access

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