Healthy Living: Coated Catheter Decreases Infections

Catheters are one of the most commonly used medical devices in the country with 5 million central venous catheters and more than 30 million urinary catheters used each year.

They are also the cause of most health care-acquired bloodstream infections. Hl Coated Catheter Pkg 5.transfer

In Healthy Living, Courtney Doyle has details on how a team of researchers are looking to reduce patients’ risk.

The team says this nitric oxide coating material can eventually also be applied to other medical devices, such as bypass or dialysis machines, devices that have a lot of clotting problems.

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