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I-DECIDED®—a decision tool for assessment and management of invasive devices in the hospital setting

British Journal of NursingVol. 31, No. 8
Year of publication
Indwelling medical devices, including vascular access and urinary catheters, pose a risk for infection, and therefore daily assessment and consideration of their continued need is a patient safety priority. The I-DECIDED® device assessment and decision tool is an evidence-based checklist, designed to improve the assessment, care and timely removal of invasive devices in acute hospitalized patients. This paper explains each step of the tool, with rationale for inclusion.
Date added
Created by
Catherine Stead
Published by
Current Awareness Service for Health