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Table 2 Content of the haemodialysis access handling kit (all material sterile in the kit)

From: Access-related infections in two haemodialysis units: results of a nine-year intervention and surveillance program

Dressing change
1 set sterile gloves
3 clean swabs
1 empty bowl
Gauzes
Tagaderm / Hypodress bandages
Connecting the patient to the haemodialysis machine (following the dressing change)
Two 5 ml syringes
1 set sterile gloves
1 sterile towel
1 empty bowl
Gauzes
Disconnecting the patient from the haemodialysis machine
1 empty cup
1 set sterile gloves
1 sterile towel
Gauzes
1 designated dressing for the catheter hubs
Tagaderm / Hypodress bandages
2 sterile caps for the catheter hubs