[Effectiveness of heparin versus 0.9% saline solution in maintaining the permeability of central venous catheters: a systematic review].

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OBJECTIVE Determining which is the most effective solution (heparin flush compared to 0.9% saline flush) for reducing the risk of occlusions in central venous catheters (CVC) in adults. METHOD The systematic review followed the principles proposed by the Cochrane Handbook; critical analysis, extraction and synthesis of data were performed by two… (More)
DOI: 10.1590/S0080-623420150000600017

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