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Who does your Pediatric Broviac Repairs?

Currently, my vascular access team has been doing pediatric broviac repairs. We are revisiting this process.
I wanted to know who does Broviac repairs in your hospital (ex. IR, Surgical Resident, or IV team).
Thanks in advance!

 Every team I have ever

 Every team I have ever worked on did these repairs, although now it requires a careful assessment, see INS SOP on Catheter Damage. Lynn

Lynn Hadaway, M.Ed., RN, NPD-BC, CRNI

Lynn Hadaway Associates, Inc.

PO Box 10

Milner, GA 30257


Office Phone 770-358-7861

ped broviac repairs

 Hi, About 5 years ago the surgical department requested the IV team at our hospital do repairs We can do them in a more timely manner too and has been sucessful

Molly Hufferd
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Our Vascular Access Team

Our Vascular Access Team nurses the only ones trained to do these repairs in our pediatric hospital. Our team is in-house 24/7 and for holidays we take call to cover for these situations that may arise.

Molly Hufferd RN, BSN, CPN, VA-BC
Children's Mercy Hospital
[email protected]

Our pediatric surgeons who

Our pediatric surgeons who placed the broviac do repairs.

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