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Training Central Venous Catheter (CVC)

Indications for CVC removal

To remember

  • Catheter removal requires a medical prescription
  • CVC removal is complex and requires the presence of two healthcare workers


Watch out for complications such as air embolism, hematoma, bleeding, the mobilization of a thrombus, or CVC rupture

To comply with this care, the first 4 steps of "Dressing change" must be checked


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