Catheter Care Bundle

Catheter Care Bundle

PEP Topic 
Prevention of Infection: General

Researchers define a catheter care bundle includes the provision of care using a standard combination of interventions to prevent central line-associated blood stream infections (CLABSI). This combination includes hand hygiene, use of maximum sterile barriers at line insertion, cleansing the insertion site with chlorhexidine, avoiding use of the femoral and jugular sites for line insertion, and prompt removal of unnecessary catheters. 

Recommended for Practice

Research Evidence Summaries

Guideline/Expert Opinion

Systematic Review/Meta-Analysis