Routine changes of disposables

Frequency

Ventilator circuit (if using bacterial filters)

Between patients unless

soiled

Ventilator circuit (if using water bath humidifier)

Daily

Endotracheal tube catheter mount and bacterial filter

Between patients unless

soiled

Disposable oxygen masks

Between patients unless

soiled

CPAP circuits

Between patients unless

soiled

Rebreathing bags and masks

Between patients unless

soiled

Intravenous infusion giving sets

48h

Parenteral nutrition giving sets

Daily

Enteral feeding giving sets

Daily

Arterial/venous pressure transducer sets

48h

Wound dressings

Depends on type of dressing

Tracheostomy site

As necessary

Urinary catheter bags

Weekly

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