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Heparin versus 0.9% sodium chloride intermittent flushing for prevention of occlusion in central venous catheters in adults

López-Briz E, Ruiz Garcia V, Cabello JB, Bort-Marti S, Carbonell Sanchis R, Burls A
Published Online: 
14 April 2010
This Cochrane Review is at the protocol stage and there is no abstract or plain language summary. The objectives for the review are as follows:

To assess if intermittent flushing with heparin versus 0.9% NaCl solution in patients with central venous catheters has clinical benefits and does more benefit than harm.