Intervention Protocol

Frequency of dressing changes for central venous access devices on catheter-related infections

  1. Nicole C Gavin1,2,*,
  2. Joan Webster3,4,5,
  3. Raymond J Chan6,
  4. Claire M Rickard7

Editorial Group: Cochrane Wounds Group

Published Online: 6 JUL 2011

DOI: 10.1002/14651858.CD009213

How to Cite

Gavin NC, Webster J, Chan RJ, Rickard CM. Frequency of dressing changes for central venous access devices on catheter-related infections (Protocol). Cochrane Database of Systematic Reviews 2011, Issue 7. Art. No.: CD009213. DOI: 10.1002/14651858.CD009213.

Author Information

  1. 1

    Royal Brisbane and Women's Hospital, Cancer Care Services, Herston, QLD, Australia

  2. 2

    Griffith University, NHMRC Centre of Research Excellence in Nursing, Brisbane, Queensland, Australia

  3. 3

    Royal Brisbane and Women's Hospital, Centre for Clinical Nursing, Brisbane, Queensland, Australia

  4. 4

    Griffith University, NHMRC Centre for Research Excellence in Nursing, Centre for Health Practice Innovation, Griffith Health Institute, Brisbane, Queensland, Australia

  5. 5

    University of Queensland, School of Nursing and Midwifery, Brisbane, Queensland, Australia

  6. 6

    Royal Brisbane and Women's Hospital, Cancer Care Services, Brisbane, QLD, Australia

  7. 7

    Griffith University, NHMRC Centre of Research Excellence in Nursing, Centre for Health Practice Innovation, Griffith Health Institute, Brisbane, Queensland, Australia

*Nicole C Gavin, nicole.c.gavin@googlemail.com. nicole_gavin@health.qld.gov.au.

Publication History

  1. Publication Status: Edited (no change to conclusions)
  2. Published Online: 6 JUL 2011

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Abstract

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  2. Abstract

This is the protocol for a review and there is no abstract. The objectives are as follows:

To assess the effect of the frequency of CVAD dressing changes on the incidence of catheter-related infections.