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

  • Protocol
  • Intervention

Authors

  • Nicole C Gavin,

    Corresponding author
    1. Royal Brisbane and Women's Hospital, Cancer Care Services, Herston, Queensland, Australia
    2. Griffith University, NHMRC Centre of Research Excellence in Nursing, Centre for Health Practice Innovation, Menzies Health Institute Queensland, Brisbane, Queensland, Australia
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  • Joan Webster,

    1. Griffith University, NHMRC Centre of Research Excellence in Nursing, Centre for Health Practice Innovation, Menzies Health Institute Queensland, Brisbane, Queensland, Australia
    2. Royal Brisbane and Women's Hospital, Centre for Clinical Nursing, Brisbane, Queensland, Australia
    3. University of Queensland, School of Nursing and Midwifery, Brisbane, Queensland, Australia
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  • Raymond J Chan,

    1. Royal Brisbane and Women's Hospital, Cancer Care Services, Brisbane, Queensland, Australia
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  • Claire M Rickard

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