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Updated Recommendations on the Use of Chlorhexidine-Impregnated Dressings for Prevention of Intravascular Catheter-Related Infections (2017)

Appendix: 2.0 Summary of Evidence

Table 4.
Strength of Evidence for Using C-I Gel Dressings or C-I Sponge under Standard Dressings vs. Using Highly Adhesive Dressing or Standard Dressing Alone among Patients Aged ≥ 18 Years with Short-term, Non-tunneled Central Venous Catheters.

Table 5.
Strength of Evidence for Using C-I Sponges under Standard Dressings vs. Using Standard Dressings or Gauze among Patients Aged < 18 Years with Short-term, Non-tunneled Central Venous Catheters.

Table 6.
Summary of Evidence for Using C-I Dressings among Patients Aged ≥ 18 Years with Short-term, Non-tunneled Central Venous Catheters (data directly extracted from studies unless otherwise noted)

Table 7.
Summary of Extracted Evidence for Using C-I Dressings among Patients Aged < 18 Years with Short-term, Non-tunneled Central Venous Catheters (data are directly extracted from studies unless otherwise noted)

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