Annotated Bibliography.docx - MILESTONE THREE 1 Milestone Three Annotated Bibliography Southern New Hampshire University NUR-440-T6086 MILESTONE THREE 2

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MILESTONE THREE 1 Milestone Three: Annotated Bibliography Southern New Hampshire University NUR-440-T6086
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MILESTONE THREE 2 Annotated Bibliography Cameron-Watson, C. (2016). Port protectors in clinical practice: an audit. British Journal of Nursing , 25(8), S25-S31. doi.org/10.12968/bjon.2016.25.8.S25. In 2014, Vygon Ltd, a leading supplier of high quality medical and surgical disposables in UK introduced the Curos Port Protector to the authors infection prevention and control team, who reviewing strategies to help improve staff compliance to the hospital infection control policies specifically relating to the catheter related bloodstream infection (CRBSI), owing to the increase in vascular access devices (VAD) related bacteremia. The company offered to support the team to conduct a survey of current practice focusing on the level of staff compliance to the scrub the hub technique. The intervention took place over a period of 6 months including a retrospective review of blood cultures data 6 months before and after the intervention. The port protectors were used on 1094 patients with vascular access devices in situ and covered all needle-free devices. The benchmarking audit of scrub the hub technique showed that the technique was not being applied correctly. The result of the intervention showed a 69% drop rate on CRBSI when staff compliance was 80% or more. This result mirrored study research that was conducted in the United States. De Vries, M., Mancos, P. & Valentine M.J. (February 2, 2014) Reducing Bloodstream Infection Risk in Central and Peripheral Intravenous Line: Initial Data on Passive
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MILESTONE THREE 3 Intravenous Connector Disinfection . Journal of the Association for Vascular Access . 19(2) 87-93. doi:10.1016/j.java.2014.02.002 Methodist Hospital based in Gary, IN has for 10 years examined the catheter related bloodstream infection (CRBSI) among patients with peripheral IV and central lines. Data based in a 6-year sample demonstrated a 21% of hospital acquired bloodstream infection were in patients with PIV and 47% in patients with central line. A practice audit in 2011
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