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IV3000* References

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Author Title Key word(s) Abstract
Royal College of Nursing and Infection Control Nurses Association 1. Intravenous line dressing - Principles of infection control. RCN & ICNA: 1991.

Catheter Related Infection, Documentation, Insertion Site

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UK Department of Health, 2001

2. Catheter and catheter site care. Guidelines for preventing infections associated with the insertion and maintenance of central venous catheters. EPIC - .

Secure,

Bloodstream infections

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US Department of Health and Human Services. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, Atlanta, Georgia, 1996

3. Guideline for prevention of intravascular device-related infections

Intravascular Catheter-Related Infection

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British Pharmacopoeia 1993 4. Volume II. Appendix XXJ;A218-219.
Evidence Based Support 5. Smith & Nephew Data on File Report 0505005. The moisture vapour transmission rate (MVTR) of permeable film dressings. Evidence based support. Smith & Nephew, data on file, May 2005

MVTR,

Maceration

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Keenlyside D. 6. Avoiding an unnecessary outcome. A comparative trial between IV3000* and a conventional film dressing to assess rates of catheter-related sepsis. Prof Nurse February 1993;288-291. Reduced risk of infection, security of fixation View Abstract
Public Health Laboratory Service. UK, 1997 7. Preventing Hospital Acquired Infections Clinical Guidelines Maintenance of intravascular catheter View Abstract
Maki DG et al. 8. Prospective, randomized trial of gauze and two polyurethane dressings for site care of pulmonary artery catheters: implications for catheter management. Crit Care Med 1994;22(11):1729-1737. Reduced risk of infection View Abstract
Campbell H and Carrington M. 9. Peripheral IV cannula dressings: advantages and disadvantages. BJN 1999;8(21):1420-1427.

Cost,
high MVTR

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Treston-Aurand J et al. 10. Impact of dressing materials on central venous catheter infection rates. J Intravenous Nursing 1997;20(4):201-206. Cost effective, transparency, waterproof, adherence View Abstract
Richardson MC et al. 11. An in-vivo assessment of the microbial proliferation beneath transparent film dressings. In: Maki DG (ed), International Congress and Symposium Series 179 'Improving Catheter Care'. Royal Society of Medicine Services Ltd, London, New York, 1991, 29-34. MVTR View Abstract
Claeys K and Degrieck D. 12. OpSite IV3000 - a clinical evaluation of a new transparent film dressing for central venous catheters. In: Maki DG (ed), International Congress and Symposium Series 179 'Improving Catheter Site Care'. Royal Society of Medicine Services Ltd, London, New York, 1991, 35-38. MVTR,
easier to apply,
central venous catheters
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Joyeux B. 13. OpSite IV3000 versus Tegaderm on peripheral venous catheters. In: Maki DG (ed), International Congress and Symposium Series 179 'Improving Catheter Site Care'. Royal Society of Medicine Services Ltd, London, New York, 1991, 53-55. Catheter fixation,
bacterial growth
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Latta C and Grant C. 14. IV3000 dressing on Permcath® exit sites. West Glasgow University NHS Trust, UK, 1996. Long term catheters View Abstract
Neufeld N. 15. A randomised, controlled trial of the effectiveness of Opsite* Wound vs IV3000 in maintaining an occlusive central line fixation. McMaster University, Canada, 1991. Central line View Abstract
Tripepi-Bova KA et al. 16. A comparison of transparent polyurethane and dry gauze dressings for peripheral IV catheter sites: rates of phlebitis, infiltration and dislodgement by patients. Am J Crit Care 1997;6(5):377-381. Peripheral, Polyurethane Dressings, Gauze View Abstract
Besley M. 17. Opsite IV3000: Potential for improved quality of life for haemodialysis patients with central venous catheters. In: Maki DG (ed), International Congress and Symposium Series 179 'Improving Catheter Site Care'. Royal Society of Medicine Services Ltd, London, New York 1991, 57-59. Shower, Haemodialysis View Abstract

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