How to access a central venous catheter home hemodialysis information guide

CISSS de la Montérégie-Centre

For users and their families.

This pamphlet describes the steps involved in the aseptic (non-sterile) technique for accessing a central venous catheter (CVC) with a TEGO cap during home hemodialysis. Be sure to handle the CVC very carefully. Each of your movements is important in ensuring your safety. This pamphlet will provide you with a list of the materials required, the steps involved in preparing for using the CVC and connecting the tubes, as well as important things to watch out for.

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