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Central venous catheter use in UKCCSG oncology centres

Lookup NU author(s): Professor Deborah Tweddle, Dr Kevin Windebank, Andrew Barrett


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A cross sectional audit of central venous catheter (CVC) use was performed in United Kingdom Children's Cancer Study Group oncology centres. There were wide variations in choice of line, insertion technique, aftercare practice, and diagnosis of CVC related sepsis. These variations highlight the difficulty in interpretation of published data on CVC efficacy.

Publication metadata

Author(s): Tweddle DA, Windebank KP, Barrett AM, Leese DC, Gowing R

Publication type: Article

Publication status: Published

Journal: Archives of Disease in Childhood

Year: 1997

Volume: 77

Issue: 1

Pages: 58-59

Print publication date: 01/07/1997

ISSN (print): 0003-9888

ISSN (electronic): 1468-2044


DOI: 10.1136/adc.77.1.58

Notes: 1468-2044 Journal Article


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