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Training Central Venous Catheter (CVC)

Inspection of the exit site

To remember

  • Look for:
    1. Erythema
    2. Swelling
    3. Oedema
    4. Discharge
    5. Pain


In the case of purulent discharge, the exit site must be swabbed for bacterial culture

Hand hygieneWearing a mask


* The recommmandations of patient care are stricly advisory. They are non-formal and property of the University of Geneva Hospitals.