- •This meta-analysis compared catheter-related bloodstream infection rates in needle-free connectors vs. three-way stopcocks.
- •Cochrane and MEDLINE were searched for randomized studies published from 01/01/2000 to 09/01/2018.
- •Catheter-related bloodstream infection risk was statistically higher with three-way stopcocks than with needle-free connectors.
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