MILESTONE FOUR 1 Milestone Four: Evidence Table Southern New Hampshire University NUR-440-T6086 NUR 440 Evidence Table
MILESTONE FOUR 2 Study Citation Design Method Sample Data Collection Data Analysis Validity Reliability 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. Quasi- experimental , nonrandomiz ed, The study conducted on 4 wards for 6 months. All needle free devices were covered with port protector (Curos) 1094 patients with vascular access devices Retrospectiv e review of blood culture 6 months before and after the intervention CRBSI rate drop during the intervention by 69% and increased after port protector were removed at the end of 6 months Small scale study. The author suggests that the method of cleaning the hub, rather than the disinfectant used is the important factor. The authors UK study mirrored research undertaken in the US. 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 Intravenous Connector Disinfection. Journal of the Association for Vascular Access. 19(2) 87-93. doi:10.1016/j.java.2014.02.002 Prospective observational study that followed intervention, nonrandomiz ed control trial During the 21 month time frame, disinfection caps were used instead of scrubbing the hub. Started in 3 ICU for 3 months followed by hospital wide. All central line, PIV, Y site and tubing were capped Methodist hospital in Gary, IN. patients with central line and PIV were studied. Hospital system has total 634 beds Preinterventi on Sep 2009 – May 2011. Postintervent ion Dec 2011 – Aug 2013.
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