Does ISPD cover current recommendations for how to perform an extension set change? For example scrub connection 2 minutes by sterile procedure, then soak 2 minutes. And do you do this closed system or open ended?

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Laura C., Nurse from Florida asked
Does ISPD cover current recommendations for how to perform an extension set change? For example scrub connection 2 minutes by sterile procedure, then soak 2 minutes. And do you do this closed system or open ended?

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Nurse Canada with members of the ISPD Nursing Committee September 15, 2022

We thank you for your question. ISPD does not have a standard for the procedure of changing the PD catheter transfer set. More research on this topic is needed.
 

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