Our Publications

2024

Burek AG, Davis MB, Pechous B, Shaughnessy EE, Meier KA, Mooney S, Woodruff D, Bruner M, Piper L, Liegl M, Pan A, Brousseau DC, Ullman AJ. Inappropriate Use of Peripherally Inserted Central Catheters in Pediatrics: A Multisite Study. Hosp Pediatr. 2024 Mar 1;14(3):180-188. doi: 10.1542/hpeds.2023-007518. 

Gough KL, Dargaville TR, Ullman AJ, Marsh N, Pelzer ES. Haemostatic discs demonstrate physical efficacy against microbes commonly associated with central-line-associated bloodstream infections. Journal of Hospital Infection. 2024;144:111-7. https://doi.org/https://doi.org/10.1016/j.jhin.2023.12.006 

Hernon O, McSharry E, Simpkin AJ, MacLaren I, Carr PJ. Evaluating Nursing Students' Venipuncture and Peripheral Intravenous Cannulation Knowledge, Attitude, and Performance: A Two-Phase Evaluation Study. J Infus Nurs. 2024 Mar-Apr 01;47(2):108-119. doi: 10.1097/NAN.0000000000000539. 

Hyun A, Condon P, Kleidon T, Xu G, Edwards R, Gibson V, Ullman A. Problem-solving processes for central venous catheter occlusion within pediatric cancer care: A qualitative study. Eur J Oncol Nurs. 2024 Feb 9;69:102520. doi: 10.1016/j.ejon.2024.102520. 

Larsen EN, Marsh N, Rickard CM, Mihala G, Walker RM, Byrnes J. Health-related quality of life and experience measures, to assess patients' experiences of peripheral intravenous catheters: a secondary data analysis. Health Qual Life Outcomes. 2024 Jan 2;22(1):1. doi: 10.1186/s12955-023-02217-8.

Lovegrove J, Ray-Barruel G. The I-DECIDED device assessment and decision tool. QNMU InScope. 2024.

Marsh N, Larsen EN, Ullman AJ, Mihala G, Cooke M, Chopra V, Ray-Barruel G, Rickard CM. Peripheral intravenous catheter infection and failure: A systematic review and meta-analysis. Int J Nurs Stud. 2024 Mar;151:104673. doi: 10.1016/j.ijnurstu.2023.104673. 

McLean L, Curtis K, Hodges J, King L, Wuellner L, Zheng A, Rushton S, O'Brien T. Enhancing Clinical Safety and Cancer Patient Experience Through Comprehensive eLearning on Central Venous Access Devices. Stud Health Technol Inform. 2024 Jan 25;310:1394-1395. doi: 10.3233/SHTI231211. 

Nelson M, Coventry L, Baker M. Consumer experience and outcomes of insertion, removal, and management practices of short and midline peripheral intravenous catheters in acute health care: a mixed methods systematic review protocol. JBI Evid Synth. 2024 Jan 22. doi: 10.11124/JBIES-23-00172.

Ray-Barruel, Gillian PhD, RN; Pather, Priscilla RN, MAppSc; Schults, Jessica A. PhD, RN; Rickard, Claire M. PhD, RN. Handheld Ultrasound Devices for Peripheral Intravenous Cannulation: A Scoping Review. Journal of Infusion Nursing, 2024;47(2):p 75-95. DOI: 10.1097/NAN.0000000000000540 

Schults JA, Young ER, Marsh N, Larsen E, Corley A, Ware RS, Murgo M, Alexandrou E, McGrail M, Gowardman J, Charles KR, Regli A, Yasuda H, Rickard CM; RSVP Study Investigators. Risk factors for arterial catheter failure and complications during critical care hospitalisation: a secondary analysis of a multisite, randomised trial. J Intensive Care. 2024 Mar 8;12(1):12. doi: 10.1186/s40560-024-00719-1.

Sharp R, Xu Q, Pumpa R, Elliott L, Corsini N, Marker J, Altschwager J, Ortmann A, Turner L, Jin L, Ullman A, Esterman A. Supportive care needs of adults living with a peripherally inserted central catheter (PICC) at home: a qualitative content analysis. BMC Nurs. 2024 Jan 2;23(1):4. doi: 10.1186/s12912-023-01614-0.

Silva TL, Dos Santos LM, Kusahara DM, Burciaga LVB, Biazus Dalcin C, de Souza S, Bitencourt AS, Rocha PK. Factors associated with the disinfection of devices attached to peripheral intravenous catheters performed by the nursing team in pediatric units. J Infect Prev. 2024 May;25(3):66-72. doi: 10.1177/17571774241231675

Takashima M, Hyun A, Xu G, Lions A, Gibson V, Cruickshank M, Ullman A. Infection Associated With Invasive Devices in Pediatric Health Care: A Meta-analysis. Hosp Pediatr. 2024 Jan 1;14(1):e42-e56. doi: 10.1542/hpeds.2023-007194

Takashima M, Hyun A, Gibson V, Borello E, Ullman A. Invasive device-associated skin complications and mechanical dysfunctions in paediatric healthcare: A systematic review and meta-analysis. J Adv Nurs. 2024 Jan 23. doi: 10.1111/jan.16073. 

Takashima M, Gibson V, Borello E, Galluzzo L, Gill FJ, Kinney S, Newall F, Ullman AJ. Pediatric invasive device utility and harm: a multi-site point prevalence survey. Pediatr Res. 2024 Jan 11. doi: 10.1038/s41390-023-03014-1.

Takashima M, Ezure Y, Furuya-Kanamori L, Wolf J, Dufficy M, Gibson V, Clark J, Ullman A. Pediatric Central Venous Access Device Lock Solutions: A Network Meta-analysis. Pediatrics. 2024 Jan 1;153(2):e2023063264. doi: 10.1542/peds.2023-063264.

Ullman AJ, Gibson V, Kleidon TM, Binnewies S, Ohira R, Marsh N, McBride C, Winterbourn K, Boyte F, Cunninghame J, Roberts N, Xu GH, Takashima M, Cooke M, Rickard CM, Byrnes J, Larsen E. An mHealth application for chronic vascular access: Consumer led co-creation. J Pediatr Nurs. 2024 Feb 15;76:68-75. doi: 10.1016/j.pedn.2024.02.006. 

Ullman AJ, Larsen E, Gibson V, Binnewies S, Ohira R, Marsh N, Mcbride C, Winterbourn K, Boyte F, Cunninghame J, Dufficy M, Plummer K, Roberts N, Takashima M, Cooke M, Byrnes J, Rickard CM, Kleidon TM. An mHealth application for chronic vascular access: A multi-method evaluation. J Clin Nurs. 2024 Feb 27. doi: 10.1111/jocn.17034.

Ullman AJ, Larsen E, Gibson V, Binnewies S, Ohira R, Marsh N, Mcbride C, Winterbourn K, Boyte F, Cunninghame J, Dufficy M, Plummer K, Roberts N, Takashima M, Cooke M, Byrnes J, Rickard CM, Kleidon TM. An mHealth application for chronic vascular access: A multi-method evaluation. J Clin Nurs. 2024 Feb 27. doi: 10.1111/jocn.17034.

Ullman A, Hyun A, Gibson V, Newall F, Takashima M. Device Related Thrombosis and Bleeding in Pediatric Health Care: A Meta-analysis. Hosp Pediatr. 2024 Jan 1;14(1):e25-e41. doi: 10.1542/hpeds.2023-007345.

Xu H, Hyun A, Mihala G, Rickard CM, Cooke ML, Lin F, Mitchell M, Ullman AJ. The effectiveness of dressings and securement devices to prevent central venous catheter-associated complications: A systematic review and meta-analysis. Int J Nurs Stud. 2024 Jan;149:104620. doi: 10.1016/j.ijnurstu.2023.104620.

Xu HG, Hyun A, Kang E, Marsh N, Corley A. Exploring clinicians' insertion experience with a new peripheral intravenous catheter in the emergency department. Australas Emerg Care. 2024 Mar 14:S2588-994X(24)00020-4. doi: 10.1016/j.auec.2024.03.001.

Xu H, Corley A, Ware RS, Nghiem S, Stirling S, Wang C, Marsh N. (2024) Using a Long peripheral intraVEnous catheter with a retractable guidewire to optimise first insertion success for patients with Difficult IntraVenous Access in the emergency department (LOVE- DIVA): study protocol for a randomised controlled trial. British Journal of Nursing, 33(7). https://doi.org/10.12968/bjon.2024.33.7.S28

2023

Anstey MH, Maxwell N, Rickard CM, Hammond NE, Knowles S, McGain F; George Institute for Global Health and the Australian and New Zealand Intensive Care Society Clinical Trials Group, Steering Committee members; Coordinating centre List of investigators; Site List of investigators. How often are infusion sets for central venous catheters changed in Australian and New Zealand Intensive Care Units? A point prevalence survey. Aust Crit Care. 2023 Jun 27:S1036-7314(23)00068-1. doi: 10.1016/j.aucc.2023.05.004. Epub ahead of print.

August D, Ullman A, Coyer F. Device related pressure injuries across the critical care lifespan. Nurs Crit Care. 2023 Jan;28(1):6-8. doi: 10.1111/nicc.12874.

Blanco-Mavillard I, Personat-Labrador C, Castro-Sánchez E, Rodríguez-Calero MÁ, Fernández-Fernández I, Carr PJ, Armenteros-Yeguas V, Parra-García G, de Pedro-Gómez J. Interventions to reduce peripheral intravenous catheter failure: An international e-Delphi consensus on relevance and feasibility of implementation. J Infect Public Health. 2023 Dec;16(12):1994-2000. doi: 10.1016/j.jiph.2023.10.004. Epub 2023 Oct 5. 

Boulet N, Muller L, Rickard CM, Lefrant JY, Roger C. How to improve the efficiency and the safety of real-time ultrasound-guided central venous catheterization in 2023: a narrative review. Ann Intensive Care. 2023 May 25;13(1):46. doi: 10.1186/s13613-023-01141-w. Erratum in: Ann Intensive Care. 2023 Nov 25;13(1):117.

Brørs G, Gjeilo KH, Lund T, Skevik K, Aa E, Høvik LH, et al. Amiodarone-induced phlebitis: Incidence and adherence to a clinical practice guideline. Eur J Cardiovasc Nurs. 2023 Jan 3. https://doi.org/10.1093/eurjcn/zvad003 

Clesham J, Reynolds H, Carr PJ. A scoping review of Clinical Studies, Hospital Group Reports and National Strategic Documents on vascular access devices in cancer patients. J Vasc Access. 2023 Jul;24(4):575-590. doi: 10.1177/11297298211041443. Epub 2021 Sep 2.

Corley A, O'Brien C, Larsen E, Peach H, Rickard C, Hewer B, Pearse I, Fenn M, Cocksedge R, Marsh N. Does longer peripheral intravenous catheter length optimise antimicrobial delivery? Protocol for the LEADER study. Br J Nurs. 2023 Apr 6;32(7):S24-S30. doi: 10.12968/bjon.2023.32.7.S24.

Corley A, Ullman AJ, Marsh N, Genzel J, Larsen EN, Young E, Booker C, Harris PNA, Rickard CM. A pilot randomized controlled trial of securement bundles to reduce peripheral intravenous catheter failure. Heart Lung. 2023 Jan-Feb;57:45-53. doi: 10.1016/j.hrtlng.2022.07.015. Epub 2022 Aug 27.

Craswell A, Massey D, Sriram D, Wallis M, Polkinghorne K, Talaulikar G, Cass A, Gallagher M, Gray N, Kotwal S; REDUCCTION investigators. A Process Evaluation of the National Implementation of a Bundle for Central Venous Catheter Care for Hemodialysis. Kidney360. 2023 Apr 1;4(4):e496-e504. doi: 10.34067/KID.0000000000000076. Epub 2023 Feb 10. 

Dean A, Doyle R, Ullman A. Performance of tunnelled, non-cuffed central venous catheters in infants: A scoping review. J Paediatr Child Health. 2023 Nov;59(11):1202-1209. doi: 10.1111/jpc.16509. Epub 2023 Nov 10.

Doyle BJ, Kelsey LJ, Shelverton C, Abbate G, Ainola C, Sato N, Livingstone S, Bouquet M, Passmore MR, Wilson ES, Colombo S, Sato K, Liu K, Heinsar S, Wildi K, Carr PJ, Suen J, Fraser J, Li Bassi G, Keogh S. Design, development and preliminary assessment in a porcine model of a novel peripheral intravenous catheter aimed at reducing early failure rates. J Vasc Access. 2022 Oct 24:11297298221127760. doi: 10.1177/11297298221127760. Epub ahead of print.

Duggan C, Hernon O, Dunne R, McInerney V, Walsh SR, Carr PJ. Vascular access device type for systemic anti-cancer therapies: a scoping review protocol. Br J Nurs. 2023 Apr 6;32(7):S18-S22. doi: 10.12968/bjon.2023.32.7.S18.

Gavin NC, Larsen E, Runnegar N, Mihala G, Keogh S, McMillan D, Ray-Barruel G, Rickard CM. Association between parenteral nutrition containing intravenous lipid emulsions and bloodstream infections in patients with single-lumen central venous access: A secondary analysis of a randomized trial. JPEN J Parenter Enteral Nutr. 2023 Jun 8. doi: 10.1002/jpen.2530. Epub ahead of print.

Gavin NC, Wignall E, Marsh N, Marquart L, Dobeli KL, O'Brien C, Verderosa AD, Totsika M, Keogh S. Perforated intravenous catheter design is acceptable for the administration of contrast-enhanced computed tomography administration in cancer patients: Results of a pilot randomised controlled trial. J Vasc Access. 2023 Jun 1:11297298231171422. doi: 10.1177/11297298231171422. Epub ahead of print. 

Hernon O, McSharry E, Simpkin A, MacLaren I, Carr PJ. Effectiveness of structured self-evaluation of video recorded performance on peripheral intravenous catheter insertion: a randomised control trial study protocol. Trials. 2023 Mar 11;24(1):182. doi: 10.1186/s13063-023-07200-8. 

Indarwati F, Munday J, Keogh S. Peripheral intravenous catheter insertion, maintenance and outcomes in Indonesian paediatric hospital settings: A point prevalence study. J Pediatr Nurs. 2023 Nov-Dec;73:106-112. doi: 10.1016/j.pedn.2023.08.009. Epub 2023 Aug 31.

Kearney L, Craswell A, Dick N, Massey D, Nugent R. Evidence-based guidelines for intrapartum maternal hydration assessment and management: A scoping review. Birth. 2023 Oct 6. doi: 10.1111/birt.12773. Epub ahead of print.

Keogh S, Dhanani J, Levido A, Gracie C, Ilushin V, Palmer J, Doubrovsky A, Parker SL, Pintara A, Huygens F, Coyer F. Evaluation of a closed loop-blood sampling system in intensive care: A pilot randomised controlled trial. The ENCLOSE trial. Intensive Crit Care Nurs. 2023 Apr;75:103364. doi: 10.1016/j.iccn.2022.103364. 

Keogh S, Mathew S, Ullman AJ, Rickard CM, Coyer F. What blood conservation practices are effective at reducing blood sampling volumes and other clinical sequelae in intensive care? A systematic review. Aust Crit Care. 2023 Jan 10:S1036-7314(22)00248-X. doi: 10.1016/j.aucc.2022.12.002. Epub ahead of print.

Kleidon TM, Nickel B, Meyer BM, Gorski LA, Hadaway L, Hagle ME, Clare S, Rowley S, Sharpe E, Broadhurst D, Alexander M. Response to: "Should we use a patient's port as the preferred intravenous route rather than inserting an additional venous access?". J Vasc Access. 2023 May;24(3):518-519. doi: 10.1177/11297298211034944. Epub 2021 Aug 2.

Kleidon TM, Schults J, Rickard C, Ullman AJ. Ultrasound-guided PIVC insertion: a randomised controlled trial protocol. Br J Nurs. 2023 Jul 27;32(14):S22-S28. doi: 10.12968/bjon.2023.32.14.S22.

Kleidon TM, Gibson V, Cattanach P, Schults J, Royle RH, Ware RS, Marsh N, Pitt C, Dean A, Byrnes J, Rickard CM, Ullman AJ. Midline Compared With Peripheral Intravenous Catheters for Therapy of 4 Days or Longer in Pediatric Patients: A Randomized Clinical Trial. JAMA Pediatr. 2023 Nov 1;177(11):1132-1140. doi: 10.1001/jamapediatrics.2023.3526. 

Mackie BR, Alvarenga D, Williams C, Mihala G, Dawson J, Tribe B, Williams G, Schults J, Ray-Barruel G, Marsh N. Securing cannulas in combat: an in vitro study of three intravenous securement techniques. Journal of High Threat and Austere Medicine. 2023;5(1).  https://doi.org/10.33235/JHTAM.5.1.3-9 

Mackie B, Williams C, Tribe B, Muscat J, Clarke B, Schults J, et al. The S2C study - securing cannulas in combat: A simulation-based mixed-method study. Vascular Access. 2023;7(2). https://doi.org/10.33235/va.7.2.12-18 

McIntyre C, August D, Cobbald L, Lack G, Takashima M, Foxcroft K, Marsh N, Smith P, New K, Koorts P, Irwin A, Ullman A. Neonatal Vascular Access Practice and Complications: An Observational Study of 1,375 Catheter Days. J Perinat Neonatal Nurs. 2023 Oct-Dec 01;37(4):332-339. doi: 10.1097/JPN.0000000000000589.

Marsh N, Larsen E, O'Brien C, Peach H, Keogh S, Davies K, Mihala G, Hewer B, Booker C, McCarthy AL, Flynn J, Rickard CM. Controlling peripheral intravenous catheter failure by needleless connector design: A pilot randomised controlled trial. J Clin Nurs. 2023 Aug 16. doi: 10.1111/jocn.16852. Epub ahead of print. 

Marsh N, Larsen EN, O'Brien C, Groom P, Kleidon TM, Alexandrou E, Young E, McCarthy K, Rickard CM. Comparing the use of midline catheters versus peripherally inserted central catheters for patients requiring peripherally compatible therapies: A pilot randomised controlled trial (the compact trial). Infect Dis Health. 2023 May 2:S2468-0451(23)00031-7. doi: 10.1016/j.idh.2023.03.007. Epub ahead of print.

Marsh N, Larsen EN, O'Brien C, Ware RS, Kleidon TM, Groom P, Hewer B, Alexandrou E, Flynn J, Woollett K, Rickard CM. Safety and efficacy of midline catheters versus peripheral intravenous catheters: A pilot randomized controlled trial. Int J Nurs Pract. 2023 Apr;29(2):e13110. doi: 10.1111/ijn.13110. Epub 2022 Oct 27. 

Massey D, Cooke M, Ray-Barruel G, Marsh N, Ullman AJ, Craswell A, Wallis M. Nurses’ education, knowledge and perceptions of peripheral intravenous catheter management: A web-based, cross-sectional survey. Collegian. 2023;30(4):578-85. https://doi.org/10.1016/j.colegn.2023.03.001 

Matthews R, Gavin NC, Marsh N, Marquart-Wilson L, Keogh S. Peripheral intravenous catheter material and design to reduce device failure: A systematic review and meta-analysis. Infect Dis Health. 2023 Jul 5:S2468-0451(23)00036-6. doi: 10.1016/j.idh.2023.05.005. Epub ahead of print. 

Morrissey E, Hernon O, Egan R, Carr PJ. Vascular access in critically ill patients with COVID-19: a scoping review protocol. JBI Evid Synth. 2023 May 1;21(5):952-962. doi: 10.11124/JBIES-22-00275.

Paterson RS, Larsen EN, Cooke M, Rickard CM, Walker RM, Marsh N. Integrated versus non-integrated peripheral intravenous catheters: a cross-sectional survey of nurse experiences. Br J Nurs. 2023 Jan 26;32(2):S6-S16. doi: 10.12968/bjon.2023.32.2.S6.

Peters N, Thomas J, Woods C, Rickard C, Marsh N. Remotely supervised ultrasound-guided peripheral intravenous cannulation training: A prospective cohort study examining success rates and patient experience. Australas J Ultrasound Med. 2022 Sep 16;25(4):176-185. doi: 10.1002/ajum.12318.

Pittiruti M, Van Boxtel T, Scoppettuolo G, Carr P, Konstantinou E, Ortiz Miluy G, et al. European recommendations on the proper indication and use of peripheral venous access devices (the ERPIUP consensus): A WoCoVA project. J Vasc Access. 2023 Jan;24(1):165-82. https://doi.org/10.1177/11297298211023274 

Quinn M, Horowitz JK, Krein SL, Gaston A, Ullman A, Chopra V. The role of hospital-based vascular access teams and implications for patient safety: A multi-methods study. J Hosp Med. 2024 Jan;19(1):13-23. doi: 10.1002/jhm.13253. Epub 2023 Dec 15.

Ray-Barruel G, Chopra V, Fulbrook P, Lovegrove J, Mihala G, Wishart M, Cooke M, Mitchell M, Rickard CM. The impact of a structured assessment and decision tool (I-DECIDED®) on improving care of peripheral intravenous catheters: A multicentre, interrupted time-series study. International Journal of Nursing Studies. 2023 Sept 9:104604.  https://doi.org/10.1016/j.ijnurstu.2023.104604 

Ray-Barruel, G., & Alexander, M. (2023). CE: Evidence-Based Practice for Peripheral Intravenous Catheter Management. Am J Nurs, 123(1), 32-37. https://doi.org/10.1097/01.NAJ.0000905568.37179.01 

Rickard CM, Larsen E, Walker RM, Mihala G, Byrnes J, Saiyed M, et al. Integrated versus nonintegrated peripheral intravenous catheter in hospitalized adults (OPTIMUM): A randomized controlled trial. J Hosp Med. 2023 Jan;18(1):21-32. https://doi.org/10.1002/jhm.12995 

Rickard CM, Anstey MH, Keogh S. Preventing infection or preventing sustainability? Intensive Crit Care Nurs. 2023 Oct;78:103488. doi: 10.1016/j.iccn.2023.103488. Epub 2023 Jul 13.

Schults JA, Marsh N, Ullman AJ, Kleidon TM, Ware RS, Byrnes J, Young E, Hall L, Keijzers G, Cullen L, Calleja P, McTaggart S, Peters N, Watkins S, Corley A, Brown C, Lin Z, Williamson F, Burgess L, Macfarlane F, Cooke M, Battley C, Rickard CM. Improving difficult peripheral intravenous access requires thought, training and technology (DART3): a stepped-wedge, cluster randomised controlled trial protocol. BMC Health Serv Res. 2023 Jun 7;23(1):587. doi: 10.1186/s12913-023-09499-0. 

Schults J, Edwards F, Charles K, Irwin AD, Rickard CM, Harris PNA, Paterson DL, Laupland K. Evolving insights into the epidemiology of Moraxella species bloodstream infection from two decades of surveillance in Queensland, Australia. Eur J Clin Microbiol Infect Dis. 2023 Feb;42(2):209-216. doi: 10.1007/s10096-022-04540-2. Epub 2023 Jan 10.

Sharp, R., Muncaster, M., Baring, C. L., Manos, J., Kleidon, T. M., & Ullman, A. J. (2023). The parent, child and young person experience of difficult venous access and recommendations for clinical practice: A qualitative descriptive study. Journal of Clinical Nursing, 00, 1- 16.  doi: 10.1111/jocn.16759

Sharp R, Xu Q, Corsini N, Turner L, Altschwager J, Marker J, et al. Community-based Intravenous Treatment and Central Venous Access Devices: A Scoping Review of the Consumer and Caregiver Experience, Information Preferences, and Supportive Care Needs. J Community Health Nurs. 2023 Jan-Mar;40(1):28-51. https://doi.org/10.1080/07370016.2022.2081506 

Sharp R, Xu Q, Pumpa R, Elliott L, Corsini N, Marker J, Altschwager J, Ortmann A, Turner L, Jin L, Ullman A, Esterman A. Supportive care needs of adults living with a peripherally inserted central catheter (PICC) at home: a qualitative content analysis. BMC Nurs. 2024 Jan 2;23(1):4. doi: 10.1186/s12912-023-01614-0.

Steinwandel U, Coventry LL, Kheirkhah H. Evaluation of a Point-of-care ultrasound (POCUS) workshop for peripheral intravenous cannulation. BMC Med Educ. 2023 Jun 19;23(1):451. doi: 10.1186/s12909-023-04428-5.

Stone R, Walker RM, Marsh N, Ullman AJ. Educational programs for implementing ultrasound guided peripheral intravenous catheter insertion in emergency departments: A systematic integrative literature review. Australas Emerg Care. 2023 Jul 7:S2588-994X(23)00045-3. doi: 10.1016/j.auec.2023.06.001. Epub ahead of print. 

Ullman AJ, Kleidon TM, Gibson V, Takashima M, Schults J, Cattanach P, Paterson R, Cooke M, Byrnes J, Saiyed M, Chopra V, Rickard C. Experiences of children with central venous access devices: a mixed-methods study. Pediatr Res. 2023 Jan;93(1):160-167. doi: 10.1038/s41390-022-02054-3. Epub 2022 Apr 11.

Walker RM, Pires MPO, Ray-Barruel G, Cooke M, Mihala G, Azevedo SS, Peterlini MAS, Felipe MDAA, Álvarez CP, Quintanilla M, Corzo MC, Villareal GC, Cigarroa EN, Pedreira MLG, Rickard CM. Peripheral vascular catheter use in Latin America (the vascular study): A multinational cross-sectional study. Front Med (Lausanne). 2023 Jan 4;9:1039232. doi: 10.3389/fmed.2022.1039232.

Xu HG, Keogh S, Ullman AJ, Marsh N, Tobiano G, Rickard CM, Clark J, Griffin B. Implementation frameworks, strategies and outcomes used in peripheral intravenous catheter studies: A systematic review. J Clin Nurs. 2023 Mar 27. doi: 10.1111/jocn.16671. Epub ahead of print.

Xu HG, Rickard CM, Takashima M, Butterfield M, Pink E, Ullman AJ. Exploring Australian emergency department clinicians' knowledge, attitudes and adherence to the national peripheral intravenous catheter clinical care standard: A cross-sectional national survey. Emerg Med Australas. 2023 Apr 16. doi: 10.1111/1742-6723.14214. Epub ahead of print. 

Xu HG, Ullman AJ, Rickard CM, Johnston A. Factors impacting emergency department clinicians' peripheral intravenous catheter practice: A qualitative analysis. Int Emerg Nurs. 2023 Nov;71:101366. doi: 10.1016/j.ienj.2023.101366. Epub 2023 Oct 16. 

Xu H, Hyun A, Mihala G, Rickard CM, Cooke ML, Lin F, Mitchell M, Ullman AJ. The effectiveness of dressings and securement devices to prevent central venous catheter-associated complications: A systematic review and meta-analysis. Int J Nurs Stud. 2024 Jan;149:104620. doi: 10.1016/j.ijnurstu.2023.104620. Epub 2023 Oct 9.

Yuen HLA, Weinkove R, Ullman A, Marsh N, Rickard CM, Chunilal S, McQuilten Z. Central venous access device practice across haematology and oncology centres in Australia and New Zealand: a cross-sectional survey. Intern Med J. 2023 Mar;53(3):426-430. doi: 10.1111/imj.16031. Epub 2023 Mar 15.

2022

Alexandrou E, Mifflin N, McManus C, Sou V, Frost SA, Sanghavi R, Doss D, Pillay S, Lawson K, Aneman A, Konstantinou E, Rickard CM. A randomised trial of intracavitary electrocardiography versus surface landmark measurement for central venous access device placement. J Vasc Access. 2022 Apr 8:11297298221085228. doi: 10.1177/11297298221085228. Epub ahead of print.

Burek AG, Liljestrom T, Dundon M, Shaughnessy EE, Suelzer E, Ullman A. Long peripheral catheters in children: A scoping review. J Hosp Med. 2022 Sep 27. doi: 10.1002/jhm.12968. Epub ahead of print.

Corley A, Marsh N, Ullman A, Rickard C. Peripheral intravenous catheter securement: An integrative review of contemporary literature around medical adhesive tapes and supplementary securement products. Journal of Clinical Nursing. 03 February 2022 https://doi.org/10.1111/jocn.16237

DeVries M, Scott N. Keeping Patients Safer: Reviewing Predictors of Success and Failure of Short Peripheral Intravenous Catheters. J Infus Nurs. 2022 Jul-Aug 01;45(4):210-219. doi: 10.1097/NAN.0000000000000468

Dufficy M, Takashima M, Cunninghame J, Griffin BR, McBride CA, August D, Ullman AJ. Extravasation injury management for neonates and children: A systematic review and aggregated case series. J Hosp Med. 2022 Oct;17(10):832-842. doi: 10.1002/jhm.12951. Epub 2022 Aug 30.

Evison H, Carrington M, Keijzers G, Marsh NM, Sweeny A, Byrnes J, Rickard CM, Carr PJ, Ranse J.  Peripheral intravenous cannulation decision- making in emergency settings: a qualitative descriptive study. BMJ Open 2022;12:e054927. doi: 10.1136/bmjopen-2021-054927

Indarwati F, Munday J, Keogh S. Nurse knowledge and confidence on peripheral intravenous catheter insertion and maintenance in pediatric patients: A multicentre cross-sectional study. J Pediatr Nurs. 2022 Jan-Feb;62:10-16. https://doi.org/10.1016/j.pedn.2021.11.007

Indarwati F, Munday J, Keogh S. Adaptation and validation of paediatric peripheral intravenous catheter insertion and care practices audit tools using forward and backward translation method. International Journal of Nursing Science in press March 2022 https://doi.org/10.1016/j.ijnss.2022.03.005

Kleidon TM, Schults J, Paterson R, Rickard CM, Ullman AJ. Comparison of ultrasound-guided peripheral intravenous catheter insertion with landmark technique in paediatric patients: A systematic review and meta-analysis. J Paediatr Child Health. 2022 Jun;58(6):953-961. doi: 10.1111/jpc.15985. Epub 2022 Apr 20. 

Larsen EN, Marsh N, Mihala G, King M, Zunk M, Ullman AJ, Keogh S, Kleidon TM, Rickard CM. Intravenous antimicrobial administration through peripheral venous catheters - establishing risk profiles from an analysis of 5252 devices. Int J Antimicrob Agents. 2022 Apr;59(4):106552. doi: 10.1016/j.ijantimicag.2022.106552. Epub 2022 Feb 17. 

Larsen EN, August D, Keogh S, Flynn J, Ullman AJ, Marsh N, Cooke M, McCarthy AL, Rickard CM. Evaluating methods for the use and decontamination of needleless connectors: A qualitative inquiry. Infect Dis Health. 2022 Nov;27(4):175-183. doi: 10.1016/j.idh.2022.04.002. Epub 2022 Jun 20.

Larsen EN, Ray-Barruel G, Takashima M, Marsh N, Friese CR, Chopra V, Alexandrou E, Rickard CM. Peripheral intravenous catheters in the care of oncology and haematology patients. Aust J Cancer Nurs. 2022 May;23(1):16-22. doi: 10.33235/ajcn.23.1.16-22.

Libbis E, Sweeny AL, Holmes T, Aggarwal N, Snelling PJ, Slaughter E, Poncia H, Watkins SC. Forearmed is forewarned: A prospective intervention observational time-series study of patient empowerment for ultrasound-guided peripheral intravenous access. Emerg Med Australas. 2022 May 17. doi: 10.1111/1742-6723.13981. Epub ahead of print.

Long DA, Slaughter E, Mihala G, Macfarlane F, Ullman AJ, Keogh S, Stocker C. Patient blood management in critically ill children undergoing cardiac surgery: A cohort study. Aust Crit Care. 2022 Feb 24:S1036-7314(21)00182-X. doi: 10.1016/j.aucc.2021.12.008. Epub ahead of print. 

Marsh N, Ray-Barruel G, Adzemovic T, Larsen EN, Rickard CM, Pelecanos A, Hadikusumo S, Chopra V. Awareness of Peripheral Intravenous Catheters Among Nurses, Physicians, and Students. J Patient Saf. 2022 Apr 28. doi: 10.1097/PTS.0000000000001020. Epub ahead of print. 

McIntyre C, August D, Cobbald L, Lack G, Takashima M, Foxcroft K, Marsh N, Smith P, New K, Koorts P, Irwin A, Ullman A. Neonatal vascular access practice and complications : An observational study of 1,375 catheter days. Journal of Perinatal and Neonatal Nursing, 2022. Publish Ahead of Print. doi: 10.1097/jpn.0000000000000589

McBride CA, Rahiman S, Schlapbach LJ, Schults JA, Kleidon TM, Kennedy M, Paterson RS, Byrnes J, Ware RS, Ullman AJ. Comparing ivWatch biosensor to standard care to identify extravasation injuries in the paediatric intensive care: a protocol for a randomised controlled trial. BMJ Open. 2022 Feb 21;12(2):e047765. doi: 10.1136/bmjopen-2020-047765.

Ni Chroinin D, Ray-Barruel G, Carr PJ, Frost SA, Rickard CM, Mifflin N, et al. The burden of peripheral intravenous catheters in older hospital inpatients: A national cross-sectional study part of the ONE MILLION GLOBAL PERIPHERAL INTRAVENOUS CATHETERS COLLABORATION. Australas J Ageing. 2023 Mar;42(1):98-107. https://doi.org/10.1111/ajag.13068 

Paterson RS, Schults JA, Slaughter E, Cooke M, Ullman A, Kleidon TM, Keijzers G, Marsh N, Rickard CM. Review article: Peripheral intravenous catheter insertion in adult patients with difficult intravenous access: A systematic review of assessment instruments, clinical practice guidelines and escalation pathways. Emerg Med Australas. 2022 Aug 29. doi: 10.1111/1742-6723.14069. Epub ahead of print.

Pearse I, Corley A, Larsen EN, Rickard CM, Ware RS, Campbell J, Coyer F, Alexandrou E, O'Brien C, Marsh N. Securing jugular central venous access devices with dressings fixed to a liquid adhesive in an intensive care unit population: a randomised controlled trial. Trials. 2022 May 12;23(1):390. doi: 10.1186/s13063-022-06322-9

Ray-Barruel G, Horowitz J, McLaughlin E, Flanders S, Chopra V. Barriers and facilitators for implementing peripherally inserted central catheter (PICC) appropriateness guidelines: A longitudinal survey study from 34 Michigan hospitals. PLOS ONE.  2022;17(11):e0277302. https://doi.org/10.1371/journal.pone.0277302 

Ray-Barruel, G. (2022, Apr 21). I-DECIDED(®)-a decision tool for assessment and management of invasive devices in the hospital setting. Br J Nurs, 31(8), S37-s43. https://doi.org/10.12968/bjon.2022.31.8.S37

Rickard CM, Paterson DL, Chopra VC. For and Against Routine Removal of Peripheral Intravenous Catheters. JAMA Internal Medicine. 2022 Feb 14. Online ahead of print. doi: 10.1001/jamainternmed.2021.8304

Rocha, P. K., Rickard, C. M., Gales, A. C., Marques Sincero, T. C., Ray-Barruel, G., Ullman, A. J., Dalcin, C. B., & Gonçalves Pedreira, M. L. (2022). Disinfection of Needleless Connectors to Reduce Staphylococcus aureus Bacterial Load. Journal of the Association for Vascular Access. https://doi.org/10.2309/java-d-21-00027

Schults JA, Rickard CM, Charles K, Rahiman S, Millar J, Baveas T, Long D, Kleidon TM, Macfarlane F, Mehta NM, Runnegar N, Hall L. Quality measurement and surveillance platforms in critically ill children: A scoping review. Aust Crit Care. 2022 Sep 15:S1036-7314(22)00097-2. doi: 10.1016/j.aucc.2022.07.006. 

Schults JA, Ball DL, Sullivan C, Rossow N, Ray-Barruel G, Walker RM, Stantic B and Rickard CM (2022) Mapping progress in intravascular catheter quality surveillance: An Australian case study of electronic medical record data linkageFront. Med. 9:962130. doi: 10.3389/fmed.2022.962130

Schults JA, Calleja P, Slaughter E, Paterson R, Rickard CM, Booker C, Marsh N, Fenn M, Kelly J, Snelling PJ, Byrnes J, Keijzers G, Cooke M. Peripheral intravenous catheter insertion and use of ultrasound in patients with difficult intravenous access: Australian patient and practitioner perspectives to inform future implementation strategies. PLoS One. 2022 Jun 24;17(6):e0269788. doi: 10.1371/journal.pone.0269788

Schults J, Kleidon T, Gibson V, Ware RS, Monteagle E, Paterson R, Charles K, Keys A, McBride C, McTaggart S, Lawton B, Macfarlan F, Sells C, Rickard CM, Ullman A. Improving peripheral venous cannula insertion in children: A mixed methods study to develop the DIVA Key. BMC Health Services Research. 2022;22(1):220. doi: 10.1186/s12913-022-07605-2   

Schults JA, Paterson R, Kleidon T, Cooke M, Ullman A, McNeil K, Chopra V, Charles K, Ray-Barruel G, Marsh N, Sullivan C, Rickard CM. Understanding consumer preference for vascular access safety and quality measurement: An international survey. Australian Health Review 2022;46(1):12-20. https://doi.org/10.1071/AH21053  . 

Ullman AJ, Gibson V, Takashima MD, Kleidon TM, Schults J, Saiyed M, Cattanach P, Paterson R, Cooke M, Rickard CM, Byrnes J, Chopra V. Pediatric central venous access devices: practice, performance, and costs. Pediatr Res. 2022 Feb 8. doi: 10.1038/s41390-022-01977-1. Epub ahead of print. 

Ullman AJ, Edwards R, Walker R, Roy J, Paton A, Rickard CM, Cooke M, Bradford N, Gibson V, Cattanach P, Paterson RS, Takashima M, Byrnes J, Keogh S, Kleidon T. Routine Catheter Lock Solutions in Pediatric Cancer Care: A Pilot Randomized Controlled Trial of Heparin vs Saline. Cancer Nurs. 2022 Nov-Dec 01;45(6):438-446. doi: 10.1097/NCC.0000000000001053. Epub 2022 Feb 5

Yasuda H, Rickard CM, Marsh N, Yamamoto R, Kotani Y, Kishihara Y, et al. Risk factors for peripheral intravascular catheter-related phlebitis in critically ill patients: analysis of 3429 catheters from 23 Japanese intensive care units. Ann Intensive Care. 2022 Apr 8;12(1):33. https://doi.org/10.1186/s13613-022-01009-5 

2021

Coventry L, Hosking J, Coral E, Jenkins M, Salgado Ken C, Chan D, Lim W, Twigg D, Rickard CM. The development of the Western Australian Haemodialysis Vascular Access Complexity instrument. Journal of Renal Care. doi:10.1111/jorc.12390

Curtis K, Ray-Barruel G. New central venous access device education and resources available. Vascular Access. 2021;7(2). 

Evison H, Sweeny A, Ranse J, Carrington M, Marsh N, Byrnes J, Rickard CM, Carr P, Keijzers G. Idle peripheral intravenous cannulation: an observational cohort study of pre-hospital and emergency department practices, doi: 10.1186/s13049-021-00941-y

Frost, S.A. and Alexandrou, E. (2021) Misclassification and measurement error, planning a study and interpreting results. Nurse Researcher.  doi.org/10.7748/nr.2021.e1765

Frost, S.A., Alexandrou, E., Schulz, L., Aneman, A. (2021). Interpreting the results of clinical trials, embracing uncertainty: A Bayesian approach. Acta Anaesthesiologica Scandinavica.  doi.org/10.1111/aas.13725

Gibson K, Sharp R, Ullman A, Morris S, Kleidon T, Esterman A. Adverse events associated with umbilical catheters: a systematic review and meta-analysis. Journal of Perinatology. doi.org/10.1038/s41372-021-01147-x

Gibson K, Sharp R, Ullman A, Morris S, Kleidon T, Esterman A. Risk factors for umbilical vascular catheter-related adverse events: A scoping review. Australian Critical Care. doi: 10.1016/j.aucc.2021.02.010. 

Jacob E, Jacob A, Davies H, Stoneman L, Coventry L. Peripheral intravenous cannulas for blood drawing: Nurses' views through content analysis. Collegian. doi.org/10.1016/j.colegn.2020.12.002

Jacob E, Jacob A, Davies H, Jenkins M, Husain M, Coventry L. The impact of blood sampling technique, including the use of peripheral intravenous cannula, on haemolysis rates: A cohort study. Journal of Clinical Nursing. doi.org/10.1111/jocn.15744

Kabil G, Hatcher D, Alexandrou E, McNally S.  Emergency nurses’ experiences of the implementation of early goal directed fluid resuscitation therapy in the management of sepsis: a qualitative study. Australasian Emergency Care. doi.org/10.1016/j.auec.2020.07.002

Kearney L, Craswell A, Massey D, Marsh N, Nugent R, Alexander C, Smitheram C, McLoughlin A, Ullman A. Peripheral?intravenous?catheter?management?in?childbirth (PICMIC): A multi-centre, prospective cohort study. J Adv Nurs. 2021 Nov;77(11):4451-4458. doi: 10.1111/jan.14933.

Kleidon T, Horowitz J, Rickard CM, Ullman A, Marsh N, Schults J, Ratz D, Chopra V.  Peripherally Inserted Central Catheter Thrombosis After Placement via Electrocardiography vs Traditional Methods. doi.org/10.1016/j.amjmed.2020.06.010

Kleidon TM, Schults J, Rickard CM, Ullman AJ. Techniques and Technologies to Improve Peripheral Intravenous Catheter Outcomes in Pediatric Patients: Systematic Review and Meta- Analysis. J Hosp Med. doi: 10.12788/jhm.3718.PMID: 34797998 Review.

Kleidon TM, Nickel B, Meyer BM, Gorski LA, Hadaway L, Hagle ME, Clare S, Rowley S, Sharpe E, Broadhurst D, Alexander M. Response to: "Should we use a patient's port as the preferred intravenous route rather than inserting an additional venous access?". J Vasc Access. 2021 Aug 2:11297298211034944. doi: 10.1177/11297298211034944. Epub ahead of print.

Kleidon T, Schults J, Wainwright C, Mihala G, Gibson V, Saiyed M, Byrnes J, Cattanach P, Macfarlane F, Graham N, Shevill E, Ullman A. Comparison of midline catheters and peripherally inserted central catheters to reduce the need for general anesthesia in children with respiratory disease: A feasibility randomized controlled trial. Pediatric Anesthesia. doi.org/10.1111/pan.14229 

Larsen E, Marsh N, O’Brien C, Monteagle E, Friese C, Rickard CM. Inherent and modifiable risk factors for peripheral venous catheter failure during cancer treatment: a prospective cohort study. Support Care Cancer 29, 1487-1496 (2021). https://doi.org/10.1007/s00520-020-05643-2

Larsen EN, Byrnes J, Marsh N, Rickard CM. Patient-reported outcome and experience measures for peripheral venous catheters: a scoping review protocol. Br J Nurs. doi: 10.12968/bjon.2021.30.19.S30.PMID: 34723667

Mackie BR, Williams C, Tribe B, Muscat J, Clarke B, Schults J, Ray-Barruel G, Marsh N, Delport A, Alvarenga A. The S2C Study -Securing Cannulas in Combat: a simulation-based mixed method study. Vascular Access. 2021;7(2). 

Marsh N, Rickard CM. Peripheral intravenous catheter failure - is it us or is it them? The Lancet Haematology. doi: 10.1016/S2352-3026(21)00234-9.

Marsh N, Larsen E, Hewer B, Monteagle E, Ware R, Schults J, Rickard C. 'How many audits do you really need?': Learnings from 5 years of peripheral intravenous catheter audits. Infection, Disease & Health. doi.org/10.1016/j.idh.2021.03.001 

Marsh N, Larsen E, Takashima M, Kleidon T, Keogh S, Ullman A, Mihala G, Chopra V, Rickard C. Peripheral intravenous catheter failure: A secondary analysis of risks from 11,830 catheters. International Journal of Nursing Studies. doi.org/10.1016/j.ijnurstu.2021.104095

Marsh N, Corley A, Schults J, Vemuri K, Rickard CM. Midline catheters A good alternative device? Anaesthesia Critical Care & Pain Medicine. doi.org/10.1016/j.accpm.2021.100885

Nicholas M, Larsen E, Rickard CM, Mihala G, Groom P, Marsh N. Peripherally Inserted Central Catheter (PICC) Insertion Success and Optimal Placement with New Technology: A Pre-Post Cohort Study. JAVA. doi.org/10.2309/JAVA-D-20-00030

Pather P, Schults J, Rickard CM, Ray-Barruel G. Point-of-care hand-held ultrasound for peripheral intravenous cannulation: a scoping review protocol. Vascular Access. doi.org/10.33235/va.7.1.16-21

Pearse I, Corley A, Rickard CM, Marsh N. Unnecessary removal of vascular access devices due to suspected infection in Australian intensive care units. Australian Critical Care. doi.org/10.1016/j.aucc.2021.09.005

Pearse I, Marsh N, Rickard CM, Ullman A, Larsen E, Pelecanos A, Mcguinness N, Irvine L, Rapchuk I, Ziegenfuss M, Corley A. Polyhexamethylene biguanide discs versus unmedicated dressings for prevention of  central venous catheter associated infection in the intensive care unit: A pilot randomised controlled trial to assess protocol safety and feasibility. Australian Critical Care. doi.org/10.1016/j.aucc.2021.05.015

Perry T, Ullman A, Aiyagari R, Pitts S, Jacobs J, Cooper D. The Michigan appropriateness guide for intravenous catheters in children with congenital heart disease: miniMAGIC-CHD. Cardiology in the Young. doi.org/10.1017/S1047951121000962

Ray-Barruel G. I-DECIDED - A new approach to assessing and managing invasive devices. Vascular Access: Journal of the Canadian Vascular Access Association. 2021 Fall/Winter 2021. 

Rickard CM, Marsh N, Larsen E, McGrail M, Graves N, Runnegar N, Webster J, Corley A, McMillan D, Gowardman J, Long D, Fraser J, Gill F, Young J, Murgo M, Alexandrou E, Choudhury MA, Chan R, Gavin N, Daud A, Palermo A, Regli A, Playford G. Effect of infusion set replacement intervals on catheter-related bloodstream infections (RSVP): a randomised, controlled, equivalence (central venous access device) non-inferiority (peripheral arterial catheter) trial. Lancet. DOI: 10.1016/S0140-6736(21)00351-2

Schults J, Kleidon T, Chopra V, Cooke M, Paterson R, Ullman A, Marsh N, Ray-Barruel G, Hill J, Devrim I, Hammarskjold F, Pedreira M, Bertoglio S, Egan G, Mimoz O, van Boxtel T, DeVries M, Magalhaes M, Hallam C, Oakley S, Rickard CM. International recommendations for a vascular access minimum dataset: a Delphi consensus-building study. BMJ. doi:10.1136/bmjqs-2020-011274

Scott M, Bugden S, Hocking J, Mervin M, Rickard CM. Using willingness to pay to establish patient preferences for peripheral intravenous catheter  securement in an Australian emergency department. Vascular Access. doi.org/10.33235/va.6.2.6-8

Sharp R, Carr P, Childs J, Scullion A, Young M, Flynn T, Kirker C, Jackson G, Esterman A. Catheter to vein ratio and risk of peripherally inserted central catheter (PICC)-associated thrombosis according to diagnostic group: a retrospective cohort study. BMJ Open. doi.org/10.1136/bmjopen-2020-045895

Sharp R, Turner L, Altschwager J, Corsini N, Esterman A. Adverse events associated with home blood transfusion: A retrospective cohort study. Journal of Clinical Nursing. doi.org/10.1111/jocn.15734

Slater K, Cooke M, Whitby M, Rickard CM. Needleless connector nursing care - Current practices, knowledge, and attitudes: An Australian perspective. Science Direct. doi.org/10.1016/j.idh.2021.04.004

Sweeny A, Archer-Jones A, Watkins S, Johnson L, Gunter A, Rickard CM. The experience of patients at high risk of difficult peripheral intravenous cannulation: An Australian prospective observational study. Australasian Emergency Care. doi.org/10.1016/j.auec.2021.07.003

Takashima M, Cooke M, DeVries M, Kleidon T, Alexandrou E, Chopra V, Rickard CM. An Implementation Framework for the Clinically Indicated Removal Policy for Peripheral Intravenous Catheters. Journal of Nursing Care Quality. doi: 10.1097/NCQ.0000000000000507

Ullman A, Paterson R, Schults J, Kleidon T, August D, O'Malley M, Horowitz J, Rickard CM, Paje D, Chopra V. Do antimicrobial and antithrombogenic peripherally inserted central catheter (PICC) materials prevent catheter complications? An analysis of 42,562 hospitalized medical patients. Cambridge University Press. doi.org/10.1017/ice.2021.141

Ullman A, August D, Kleidon T, Walker R, Marsh N, Bulmer A, Pearch B, Runnegar N, Schults J, Leema J, Lee-Archer P, Biles C, Southam K, Gibson V, Byrnes J, Ware R, Chopra V, Coulthard A, Mollee P, Rickard CM, Harris P. Peripherally Inserted Central catheter iNnovation to reduce Infections and Clots (the PICNIC trial): a randomised controlled trial protocol. BMJ Open. DOI: 10.1136/bmjopen-2020-042475

Van Boxtel T, Pittiruti M, Arkema A, Ball P, Barone G, Bertoglio S, Biffi R, Dupont C, Fonzo-Christe C, Foster J, Jones M, Keck C, Ray-Barruel G, Sasse M, Scoppettuolo G, Van Den Hoogen A, Villa G, Hadaway L, Ryder M, Schears G, Stone J. WoCoVA consensus on the clinical use of in-line filtration during intravenous infusions: Current evidence and recommendations for future research. Journal of Vascular Access 2021;10.1177/1129729821989165. 

2020

Archer-Jones A, Sweeny A, Schults JA, Rickard CM, Johnson L, Gunter A, Watkins S. Evaluating an ultrasound-guided peripheral intravenous cannulation training program for emergency clinicians: An Australian perspective. Australasian Emergency Care, 2020. DOI: https://doi.org/10.1016/j.auec.2019.12.008.

Corley A, Ullman AJ, Marsh N, Emily N L, Mihala G, Harris PNA, Rickard CM. SECUREment bundles to prevent peripheral intravenous catheter failure-the SECURE-PIVC trial: study protocol for a pilot randomized controlled trial. Br J Nurs. 2020 Oct 22;29(19):S40-S46. doi: 10.12968/bjon.2020.29.19.S40.

Davies H, Coventry LL, Jacob A, Stoneman L, Jacob E. Blood sampling through peripheral intravenous cannulas: A look at current practice in Australia.Collegian, 2019. DOI: https://doi.org/10.1016/j.colegn.2019.07.010

DeVries M. Improving Patient Safety. Editorial. British Journal of Nursing, Vol 29, No 8 (IV Therapy Supplement), 2020. DOI: https://doi.org/10.12968/bjon.2020.29.8.S3t.

Gavin NC, Kleidon TM, Larsen E, O'Brien C, Ullman A, Northfield S, Mihala G, Runnegar N, Marsh N, Rickard CM. A comparison of hydrophobic polyurethane and polyurethane peripherally inserted central catheter: results from a feasibility randomized controlled trial. Trials. 2020 Sep 14;21(1):787. doi: 10.1186/s13063-020-04699-z

Higgins M, Zhang L, Ford R, Brownlie J, Kleidon T, Rickard CM, Ullman A. The Microbial Biofilm Composition on Peripherally Inserted Central Catheters: A Comparison of Polyurethane and Hydrophobic Catheters Collected From Paediatric Patients. The Journal of Vascular Access, 2020. DOI:10.1177/1129729820932423

Indarwati F, Mathew S, Munday J, Keogh S. Incidence of peripheral intravenous catheter failure and complications in paediatric patients: Systematic review and meta analysis. International Journal of Nursing Studies, Vol 102, 2020. DOI:10.1016/j.ijnurstu.2019.103488

Jacob, A, Coventry, L, Davies, H, Jacob, E. Are current clinical guidelines on the use of Peripheral Intravenous Cannula for blood draws supported by evidence? An organizational case study. Nursing Open, 2020. DOI: https://doi.org/10.1002/nop2.559.

Keogh S, Shelverton C, Flynn J, Mihala G, Mathew S, Davies KM, Marsh N, Rickard CM. Implementation and evaluation of short peripheral intravenous catheter flushing guidelines: a stepped wedge cluster randomised trial. BMC Medicine. Vol 18, No 252, 2020. DOI: https://doi.org/10.1186/s12916-020-01728-1.

Kleidon T, Rickard CM, Gibson V, Mihala G, Schults JA, Xu HG, Bauer MJ, Marsh N, Larsen EN, Cattanach P, Ullman A. Smile - Secure My Intravenous Line Effectively: A Pilot Randomised Controlled Trial of Peripheral Intravenous Catheter Securement in Paediatrics. Journal of Tissue Viability, Vol 29, No 2, 2020. DOI:10.1016/j.jtv.2020.03.006

Kleidon TM, Doellman D, Pitts S, Stranz M. Vascular Access by Specialists. Pediatrics Jun 2020, 145 (Supplement 3) S285-S287; DOI: 10.1542/peds.2019-3474J.

Larsen EN, Corley A, Mitchell M, Lye I, Powell M, Tom S, Mihala G, Ullman AJ, Gibson V; Marsh N, Kleidon TM, Rapchuk IL, Rickard CM. A pilot randomised controlled trial of dressing and securement methods to prevent arterial catheter failure in intensive care. Australian Critical Care, 2020. DOI: https://doi.org/10.1016/j.aucc.2020.05.004.

Marsh N, Webster J, Ullman AJ, Mihala G, Cooke M, Chopra V, Rickard CM. Peripheral intravenous catheter non-infectious complications in adults: A systematic review and meta-analysis. J Adv Nurs. 2020 Dec;76(12):3346-3362. doi: 10.1111/jan.14565. Epub 2020 Oct 5.

Marsh N, Larsen E, Flynn J, O'Brien C, Kleidon T, Groom P, Hewer B, Rickard CM. The MIDLINE trial Managing intravenous devices among patients with limited vascular access or prolonged therapy: a pilot randomised control trial protocol. Vascular Access, Vol 6, No 1, 2020. DOI: https://doi.org/10.33235/va.6.1.20-24.

Marsh N, Larsen E, Webster J, Cooke M, Rickard CM. The benefit of a vascular access specialist placing a peripheral intravenous catheter: a narrative review of the literature. Vascular Access, Vol 6, No 1, 2020. DOI: https://doi.org/10.33235/va.6.1.10-15.

Marsh N, Larsen E, Tapp S, Sommerville M, Mihala G, Rickard CM. Management of Hospital In The Home (HITH) Peripherally Inserted Central Catheters: A Retrospective Cohort Study. Home Health Care Management & Practice, Vol 32, No 1, 2020. DOI: https://doi.org/10.1177/1084822319873334.

Mason MF, Wallis M, Lord B, Barr N. Prehospital use of peripheral intravenous catheters and intraosseous devices: An integrative literature review of current practices and issues. Australasian Emergency Care, 2020. DOI: https://doi.org/10.1016/j.auec.2020.06.004.

Massey, D. Craswell, A. Ray-Barruel, G. Ullman, A. Marsh, N. Wallis, M. Cooke, M. Undergraduate nursing students' perceptions of the current content and pedagogical approaches used in PIVC education. A qualitative, descriptive study. Nurse Education Today. Vol 94, November, 2020. DOI: https://doi.org/10.1016/j.nedt.2020.104577.

McBride CA, Rivard DC. Vascular Access for Children Needing Procedures. Pediatrics Jun 2020, 145 (Supplement 3) S288-S289; DOI: 10.1542/peds.2019-3474K.

Moureau N. Establishing Vascular Access Teams for Patient Safety. Infusion & Vascular Access. https://www.infectioncontroltoday.com/infusion-vascular-access/establishing-vascular-access-teams-patient-safety

Moureau N, Gilbert GE. Survey of Ultrasound-Guided Peripheral Intravenous Practices: A Report of Supply Usage and Variability Between Clinical Roles and Departments. Journal of the Association for Vascular Access. DOI: https://doi.org/10.2309/JAVA-D-20-00021

Nye, M. Sweeny, A, Watkins, S. Ingold, J. Sharwood, P. Difficult vascular access in hospitalised patients: delays to treatment, cannulation attempts, and use of ultrasound. Journal of Vascular Access, Vol 6, No 1, 2020. DOI: 10.33235/va.6.1.5-9.

Paterson RS, Chopra V, Brown E, Kleidon TM, Cooke M, Rickard CM, Bernstein SJ, Ullman AJ. Selection and Insertion of Vascular Access Devices in Pediatrics: A Systematic Review. Pediatrics Jun 2020, 145 (Supplement 3) S243-S268; DOI: 10.1542/peds.2019-3474H.

Pires MPO, Peterlini MAS, Ullman AJ, Bulmer AC, Rickard CM, Pedreira MLG. Effect of warming and infusion of red blood cell concentrates on markers of haemolysis: An ex vivo simulation study. Aust Crit Care. 2020 Oct 14:S1036-7314(20)30295-2. doi: 10.1016/j.aucc.2020.08.003. Online ahead of print.

Pearse BL, Keogh S, Rickard CM, Faulke DJ, Smith I, Wall D, McDonald C, Fung YL. Bleeding Management Practices of Australian Cardiac Surgeons, Anesthesiologists and Perfusionists: A Cross-Sectional National Survey Incorporating the Theoretical Domains Framework (TDF) and COM-B Model. Journal of Multidisciplinary Healthcare, Vol 13, 2020. DOI: 10.2147/JMDH.S232888.

Ray-Barruel G, Cooke M, Chopra V, Mitchell M, Rickard CM. The I-DECIDED clinical decision-making tool for peripheral intravenous catheter assessment and safe removal: a clinimetric evaluation. BMJ Open, Vol 10, 2020. e035239. DOI: tp://bmjopen.bmj.com/content/10/1/e035239.abstract.

Rickard CM, Flynn J, Larsen E, Mihala G, Playford EG, Shaw J, Keogh S, Ullman A, Zhang L, Gavin N, Kleidon T, Chopra V, McCarthy S, Rocha PK, Marsh N. Needleless connector decontamination for prevention of central venous access device infection: a pilot randomized controlled trial. American Journal of Infection Control, 2020. DOI: https://doi.org/10.1016/j.ajic.2020.07.026.

Schults JA, Woods C, Cooke M, Kleidon T, Marsh N, Ray-Barruel G, Rickard CM. Healthcare practitioner perspectives and experiences regarding vascular access device data: An exploratory study. International Journal of Healthcare Management, 2020. DOI:10.1080/20479700.2020.1721750.

Slater K, Cooke M, Fullerton F, Whitby M, Hay J, Lingard S, Douglas J, Rickard CM. Peripheral Intravenous Catheter Needleless Connector Decontamination study-Randomized Controlled Trial. American Journal of Infection Control, 2020. DOI: https://doi.org/10.1016/j.ajic.2019.11.030.

Ullman AJ, Condon P, Edwards R, Gibson V, Takashima M, Schults J, Dean A, Cattanach P, Nicholls W, Osborne S, Rickard CM, Cooke M, Kleidon T. Prevention of occlusion of cEnTral lInes for children with cancer: An implementation study. Journal of Paediatrics and Child Health, 2020. DOI: 10.1111/jpc.15067.

Ullman AJ, Chopra V, Brown E, Kleidon T, Cooke M, Rickard CM, Bernstein SJ. Developing Appropriateness Criteria for Pediatric Vascular Access. Pediatrics Jun 2020, 145 (Supplement 3) S233-S242; DOI: 10.1542/peds.2019-3474G.

Ullman A, Chopra V. Developing Pediatric Appropriateness Criteria for Intravenous Catheters. Pediatrics Jun 2020, 145 (Supplement 3) S231-S233; DOI: 10.1542/peds.2019-3474F.

Ullman AJ, Bernstein SJ, Brown E, Aiyagari R, Doellman D, Faustino EVS, Gore B, Jacobs JP, Jaffray J, Kleidon T, Mahajan PV, McBride CA, Morton K, Pitts S, Prentice E, Rivard DC, Shaughnessy E, Stranz M, Wolf J, Cooper DS, Cooke M, Rickard CM, Chopra V. The Michigan Appropriateness Guide for Intravenous Catheters in Pediatrics: miniMAGIC. Pediatrics, Jun 2020, 145 (Supplement 3) S269-S284; DOI: 10.1542/peds.2019-3474I .

Ullman AJ, Takashima M, Kleidon T, Ray-Barruel G, Alexandrou E, Rickard CM. Global pediatric peripheral intravenous catheter practice and performance: A secondary analysis of 4206 catheters. Journal of Pediatric Nursing, Vol 50, 2019. DOI: 10.1016/j.pedn.2019.09.023.

Vendramim P, Machado AF, Rickard CM, Pedreira MG. The RESPECT trial - Replacement of peripheral intravenous catheters according to clinical reasons or every 96 hours: a randomized, controlled, non-inferiority trial. International Journal of Nursing Studies, Vol 107, 2020. DOI: https://doi.org/10.1016/j.ijnurstu.2019.103504.

2019

August D, Ullman AJ, Rickard CM, New K. Peripheral intravenous catheter practices in Australian and New Zealand neonatal units: A cross-sectional survey. Journal of Neonatal Nursing, Vol 25, No 5, 2019. DOI: https://doi.org/10.1016/j.jnn.2019.03.002. 

Burns K, McBride C, Patel B, FitzGerald G, Mathews S, Drennan J. Creating Consumer-Generated Health Data: Interviews and a Pilot Trial Exploring How and Why Patients EngageJournal of Medical Internet Research, Vol. 21, No 6, 2019. DOI: 10.2196/12367.

Carr PJ, Rippey JCR, Cooke ML, Higgins NS, Trevenen ML, Foale A, et al. Derivation of a clinical decision-making aid to improve the insertion of clinically indicated peripheral intravenous catheters and promote vessel health preservation. An observational study. PLoS ONE, Vol 14, No 3, 2019. DOI: https://doi.org/10.1371/journal.pone.0213923.

Choudhury MdA, Sidjabat HE, Zowawi HM, Marsh N, Larsen E, Runnegar N, Paterson DL, McMillan DJ, Rickard CM. Skin colonization at peripheral intravenous catheter insertion sites increases the risk of catheter colonization and infection. American Journal of Infection Control, Vol 47, No 12, 2019. DOI: https://doi.org/10.1016/j.ajic.2019.06.002.

Clark JE, Graham N, Kleidon T, Ullman AJ. Taurolidine-Citrate Line Locks Prevent Recurrent Central Line-Associated Bloodstream Infection in Pediatric PatientsThe Pediatric Infectious Disease Journal, Vol 38, No 1, 2019. DOI:10.1097/inf.0000000000002191.

Corley A, Ullman AJ, Mihala G, Ray-Barruel G, Alexandrou E, Rickard CM. Peripheral intravenous catheter dressing and securement practice is associated with site complications and suboptimal dressing integrity: A secondary analysis of 40,637 catheters. International Journal of Nursing Studies, Vol 100, 2019. DOI: Doi.org/10.1016/j.ijnurstu.2019.103409.

Coventry L, Hosking JM, Chan DT, Coral E, Lim WH, Towell-Barnard A, Twigg DE, Rickard CM. Variables associated with successful vascular access cannulation in hemodialysis patients: a prospective cohort study. BMC Nephrology, Vol 20, 2019. DOI: https://doi.org/10.1186/s12882-019-1373-3.

Coventry L, Jacob A, Davies H, Stoneman L, Keogh S, Jacob E, Drawing blood from peripheral intravenous cannula compared with venepuncture: A systematic review and meta-analysis. Journal of Advanced Nursing, Vol 75, No 11, 2019. DOI: https://doi.org/10.1111/jan.14078.

DeVries M. Revisiting CLABSI prevention strategies: Part 1. Follow the basics to keep your patients safe. American Nurse Today, Vol 14, No 5, 2019. 

DeVries M, Lee J, Hoffman L. Infection free midline catheter implementation at a community hospital (2 years). American Journal of Infection Control, Vol 47, No 9, 2019. DOI: https://doi.org/10.1016/j.ajic.2019.03.001.

Dickson H, Flynn O, West D, Alexandrou E, Mifflin N, Malone M. A Cluster of Failures of Midline Catheters in a Hospital in the Home Program: A Retrospective Analysis. Journal of Infusion Nursing, Vol 42, No 4, 2019. DOI: 10.1097/NAN.0000000000000330. 

Flynn J, Larsen E, Keogh S, Ullman A, Rickard C. Response to the Letter to the Editor regarding "Methods for microbial needleless connector decontamination: A systematic review and meta-analysis". American Journal of Infection Control, Vol 47, No 12, 2019. DOI:https://doi.org/10.1016/j.ajic.2019.07.002.

Flynn J, Larsen E, Keogh S, Ullman AJ, Rickard CM. Methods for microbial needleless connector decontamination: A systematic review and meta-analysis. American Journal of Infection Control, Vol 47, No 8, 2019. DOI: https://doi.org/10.1016/j.ajic.2019.01.002.

Frost S, Hou Y, Lombardo L, Metcalfe L, Lynch J, Hunt L, Alexandrou E, Brennan K, Sanchez D, Aneman A, Christensen M. Evidence for the effectiveness of chlorhexidine bathing and health care-associated infections among adult intensive care patients: a trial sequential meta-analysis. BMC Infectious Diseases, Vol 18, 2018. DOI: https://doi.org/10.1186/s12879-018-3521-y. 

Hawthorn A, Bulmer AC, Mosawy S, Keogh S. Implications for maintaining vascular access device patency and performance: Application of science to practice. The Journal of Vascular Access, Vol 20, No 5, 2019. DOI: https://doi.org/10.1177/1129729818820200.

Hovik LH, Gjeilo KH, Lydersen S, Rickard CM, Rotvold B, Damas JK, et al. Monitoring quality of care for peripheral intravenous catheters; feasibility and reliability of the peripheral intravenous catheters mini questionnaire (PIVC-miniQ). BMC health services research, Vol 19, No 636, 2019. DOI: 10.1186/s12913-019-4497-z. 

Kaur P, Rickard CM, Domer GS, Glover KR. Dangers of peripheral intravenous catheterization: The forgotten tourniquet and other patient safety considerations. Provisional Chapter. Vignettes in Patient Safety - Volume 4, 2019. DOI: 10.5772/intechopen.83854.

Katsoulas T, Kapritsou M, Alexandrou E, Bastaki M, Giannakopoulou M, Kiekkas P, Stafylarakis E, Konstantinou EA. Peripherally inserted central catheter ports: A vascular access specialist's systematic approach. Journal of Vascular Nursing, Vol 37, No 2, 2019. DOI: https://doi.org/10.1016/j.jvn.2019.03.001.

Keogh S, Mathew S. Peripheral intravenous catheters: A review of guidelines and research. Australian Commission on Safety and Quality in Health Care, 2019. 

Kleidon TM, Cattanach P, Mihala G, Ullman AJ. Implementation of a paediatric peripheral intravenous catheter care bundle: A quality improvement initiativeJournal of Paediatrics and Child Health, Vol 55, No 10, 2019. DOI: 10.1111/jpc.14384.

Kleidon TM, Keogh, Flynn J, Schults J, Mihala G, Rickard CM. Flushing of peripheral intravenous catheters: A pilot, factorial, randomised controlled trial of high versus low frequency and volume in paediatrics. Journal of Paediatrics and Child Health, Vol 56, No 2, 2019. DOI: 10.1111/jpc.14482.

Kleidon TM, Rickard CM, Schults JA, Mihala G, McBride CA, Rudkin J, Chaseling B, Ullman AJ. Development of a paediatric central venous access device database: A retrospective cohort study of practice evolution and risk factors for device failureJournal of Paediatrics and Child Health, Vol 56, No 2, 2019. DOI:10.1111/jpc.14600.

Larsen E, Marsh N, Rickard CM. Peripheral venous catheter dressings- comparing the old with the new. Hospital+Healthcare, 2019.

Lee Steere, Cheryl Ficara, Michael Davis, Nancy Moureau; Reaching One Peripheral Intravenous Catheter (PIVC) Per Patient Visit With Lean Multimodal Strategy: the PIV5Rights Bundle. Journal of the Association for Vascular Access 1 September 2019; 24 (3): 3143. doi: https://doi.org/10.2309/j.java.2019.003.004

Lye I, Corley A, Rickard CM, Marsh N. Removal versus retention of vascular access devices (VADs) suspected of infection in the intensive care unit (ICU): a narrative review of the literature. Vascular Access, Vol 5, No 2, 2019. DOI: 10.33235/va.5.2.42-48. 

Lye I, Corley A, Rickard CM, Marsh N. Removal versus retention of vascular access devices (VADs) suspected of infection in the intensive care unit (ICU): a narrative review of the literature. Vascular Access, Vol 6, No 1, 2019. DOI: https://doi.org/10.33235/va.5.2.42-48.

Mitchell M, Ullman AJ, Takashima M, Davis C, Mihala G, Powell M, Gibson V, Zhang L, Bauer M, Playford EG, Rickard CM: Central venous Access device SeCurement And Dressing Effectiveness: the CASCADE pilot randomised controlled trial in adult intensive care. Australian Critical Care, 2019. DOI: https://doi.org/10.1016/j.aucc.2019.10.002.

Moureau N. Better Barriers and Standardized Protocols: Improving UGPIV Safety. ICT October 2019 www.infectioncontroltoday.com

Ray-Barruel G, Woods C, Larsen EN, Marsh N, Ullman AJ, Rickard CM. Nurses' decision-making about intravenous administration set replacement: A qualitative study. Journal of Clinical Nursing, Vol 28, No 21-22, 2019. DOI: https://doi.org/10.1111/jocn.14979.

Ray-Barruel G. Challenging the status quo: Time to adopt the "80% sure" principle? Vascular Access, Vol 5, No 1, 2019. DOI https://doi.org/10.33235/va.5.1.2.

Ray-Barruel G, Xu H, Marsh N, Cooke M, Rickard CM. Effectiveness of insertion and maintenance bundles in preventing peripheral intravenous catheter-related complications and bloodstream infection in hospital patients: A systematic review. Infection, Disease & Health, Vol 24, No 3, 2019. DOI: https://doi.org/10.1016/j.idh.2019.03.001.

Schults JA, Long D, Pearson K, Takashima M, Baveas T, Schlapbach LJ, Macfarlane F, Ullman AJ. Insertion, management, and complications associated with arterial catheters in paediatric intensive care: A clinical audit. Australian Critical Care, 2019. DOI: https://doi.org/10.1016/j.aucc.2019.05.003.

Schults JA, Kleidon T, Petsky HL, Stone R, Schoutrop J, Ullman AJ. Peripherally inserted central catheter design and material for reducing catheter failure and complications. Cochrane Database of Systematic Reviews, Vol 2019, No 7, 2019. DOI: 10.1002/14651858.CD013366.

Schults JA, Rickard CM, Kleidon T, Hughes R, Macfarlane F, Hung J, Ullman AJ. Building a Global, Pediatric Vascular Access Registry: A Scoping Review of Trial Outcomes and Quality Indicators to Inform Evidence-Based PracticeWorldviews on Evidence Based Nursing, Vol 16, No 1, 2019. DOI: https://doi.org/10.1111/wvn.12339.

Schults J, Rickard CM, Kleidon T, Paterson R, Macfarlane F, Ullman A. Difficult Peripheral Venous Access in Children: An International Survey and Critical Appraisal of Assessment Tools and Escalation Pathways. Journal of Nursing Scholarship, Vol 51, No 5, 2019.
DOI:10.1111/jnu.12505
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Slater K, Cooke M, Scanlan E,Rickard CM. Hand hygiene and needleless connector decontamination for peripheral intravenous catheter caretime and motion observational study. American Journal of Infection Control, Vol 47, No 8, 2019. DOI: https://doi.org/10.1016/j.ajic.2019.01.022

Ullman AJ, Kleidon TM, Turner K, Gibson V, Dean A, Cattanach P, Rickard CM.Skin Complications Associated With Pediatric Central Venous Access Devices: Prevalence, Incidence, and Risk. Journal of Pediatric Oncology Nursing, Vol 36, No 5, 2019. DOI: https://doi.org/10.1177/1043454219849572.

Ullman AJ, Kleidon TM, Turner K, Gibson V, Dean A, Cattanach P, et al. Skin Complications Associated With Pediatric Central Venous Access Devices: Prevalence, Incidence, and Risk. Journal of Pediatric Oncology Nursing, Vol 36, No 5, 2019. DOI: 10.1177/1043454219849572.

Ullman AJ, Xu H, Mitchell A, Doyle R, Kleidon T, Rickard C, et al. Paediatric nursing research in Australia: A descriptive survey. Collegian, Vol 27, No 1, 2019. DOI:https://doi.org/10.1016/j.colegn.2019.05.005.

Ullman AJ, Long D, Williams T, Pearson K, Mihala G, Mattke AC, Macfarlane F, Rickard CM. Innovation in Central Venous Access Device Security: A Pilot Randomized Controlled Trial in Pediatric Critical Care. Pediatric Critical Care Medicine, Vol 20, No 10, 2019. DOI: 10.1097/PCC.0000000000002059.

Ullman AJ, Bulmer AC, Dargaville TR, Rickard CM, Chopra V. Antithrombogenic peripherally inserted central catheters: overview of efficacy and safety. Expert review of medical devices, Vol 16, No 1, 2019. DOI: 10.1080/17434440.2019.1555466.

Webster J, Ray-Barruel G, Rickard CM, Marsh N, Mihalia G, Alexandrou E. "Just in case". Use of large-bore peripheral intravenous catheters in parturient women: A global study. Vascular Access, Vol 5, No 1, 2019. DOI: 10.33235/va.5.1.4-7. 

2018

Alexandrou E, Mifflin N, McManus C, Sou V, Frost SA. Extended dwell peripheral catheters in patients with difficult venous access: Comparison of a peripheral intravenous catheter and midline catheter. Vascular Access, Vol 4, No 1, 2018. 

Alexandrou E, Ray-Barruel G, Carr PJ, Frost SA, Inwood S, Higgins N, Lin F, Alberto L, Mermel L, Rickard CM, OMG Study Group. Use of short peripheral intravenous catheters: characteristics, management, and outcomes worldwide. Journal of Hospital Medicine, 2018. DOI: 10.12788/jhm.3039.  
Appendix_2_study_recruitment_collaborators  Appendix 3 Number_of_hospitals_and_pivcs_assessed  
Appendix_4-1_-_pivc_dressing_gauze_tape  Appendix_4-2_-_compromised_pivc_dressings  Appendix_4-3_-_symptoms_of_phlebitis  
Appendix_4-4_-_other_signs_of_pivc_malfunction  Appendix_4-5_-_idle_pivcs  Appendix_4-6_-_no_documented_pivc_insertion_date_or_time
Appendix_4_-_pivc_dressing_non_sterile_tape

Alexandrou E, Ray-Barruel G, Carr PJ, Frost SA, Inwood S, Higgins N, Lin F, Alberto L, Mermel L, Rickard CM, OMG Study Group. Use of short peripheral intravenous catheters: characteristics, management, and outcomes worldwide. Journal of Hospital Medicine, Vol 13, No 5, 2018. DOI: 10.12788/jhm.3039.  

Castillo MI, Larsen E, Cooke M,  Marsh NM, Wallis MC, Finucane J, Brown P, Mihala G, Carr PJ, Byrnes J, Walker R, Cable P, Zhang L, Sear C, Jackson G, Rowsome A, Ryan A, Humphries JC, Sivyer S, Flanigan K, Rickard CM. Integrated versus nOn-integrated Peripheral inTravenous catheter. Which Is the most clinical and cost-effective systeM for peripheral intravenoUs catheter Management? (The OPTIMUM study): A randomised controlled trial protocol. BMJ Open, Vol 8, 2018. DOI: 10.1136/bmjopen-2017-019916.

Carr PJ, Rippey JCR, Cooke ML. Michelle L Trevenen, Higgins N, Foale AS, Rickard CM. Factors associated with peripheral intravenous cannulation firsttime insertion success in the emergency department. A multicentre prospective cohort analysis of patient, clinician and product characteristics. BMJ Open, Vol 9, 2019. DOI:10.1136/bmjopen-2018-022278.

Carr PJ, Higgins NS, Cooke ML, Mihala G, Rickard CM. Vascular access specialist teams for device insertion and prevention of failure. Cochrane Database of Systematic Reviews, No 3, 2018. DOI: 0.1002/14651858.CD011429.pub2

Carr P, Rippey JL, Cooke M, Higgins N, Trevenen M, Foale A, Rickard C. From insertion to removal: A multicenter survival analysis of an admitted cohort with peripheral intravenous catheters inserted in the emergency department. Infection Control & Hospital Epidemiology, Vol 39, No 10, 2018. DOI: https://doi.org/10.1017/ice.2018.190.

Choden J, Carr PJ, Brock AR, Esterman A. Nurse performed peripheral intravenous catheter first time insertion success in pediatric patients in Bhutan: An observational study. Journal of Vascular Access, Vol 20, No 2, 2018. DOI: 10.1177/1129729818792826.

Cooke M, Ullman AJ, Ray-Barruel G, Wallis M, Corley A, Rickard CM. Not "just" an intravenous line: Consumer perspectives on peripheral intravenous cannulation (PIVC). An international cross-sectional survey of 25 countries. PLoS One, 2018. DOI:10.1371/journal.pone.0193436.

Corley A, Rolls K. Tissue adhesive for vascular access devices: who, what, where and when. InScope, 2018.

Cooke M. PIV Care: What you do (or don't do) matters to patients. InScope, 2018.

Flynn J, Slater K, Cooke M, Rickard CM. Needleless connector decontamination: To use, or not to use, chlorhexidine?  American Journal of Infection Control, Vol 46, No 8, 2018. DOI: https://doi.org/10.1016/j.ajic.2018.03.003.

Gavin N, Button E, Castillo MI, Ray-Barruel G, Keogh S, McMillan D, Rickard CM. Does a dedicated lumen for parenteral nutrition administration reduce the risk of catheter-related bloodstream infections? A systematic literature review. Journal of Infusion Nursing, Vol 41, No 2, 2018. DOI: 10.1097/NAN.0000000000000270.

Gavin N, McMillan D, Keogh S, Choudhury MA, Ray-Barruel G, Rickard CM. The effect of delaying replacement of parenteral nutrition intravenous administration sets: Pre-clinical experiments and a dynamic laboratory model of microbial colonisation. Journal of Parenteral and Enteral Nutrition, Vol 42, No 6, 2018. DOI: 10.1002/jpen.1039. 

Hawkins T, Greenslade JH, Suna J, Williams J, Rickard CM, Jensen M, Donohue M, Cho E, Van Hise C, Egerton-Warburton D, Cullen L. CME Information: Peripheral Intravenous Cannula Insertion and Use in the Emergency Department: an Intervention Study. Academic Emergency Medicine, Vol 25, No 1, 2018.

Kleidon P, Ullman A, Chaseline B, Schoutrop J, Zhang L, Mihala G, Rickard CM. How does your PICCOMPARE?  A pilot randomized controlled trial comparing various PICC materials in pediatrics. Journal of Hospital Medicine, Vol 13, No 8, 2018. DOI: 10.12788/jhm.2911.

Kleidon T, Rolls K. Novel dressing and securement techniques for PICC in paediatrics. InScope, 2018.

Larsen E, Gavin N, Marsh N, Rickard C, Runnegar N, Webster J. A systematic review of central-lineassociated bloodstream infection (CLABSI) diagnostic reliability and error. Infection Control & Hospital Epidemiology, Vol 40, No 10, 2019. DOI:10.1017/ice.2019.205.

Marsh N, Webster J, Larsen E, Cooke M, Mihala G, Rickard CM. Observational study of peripheral intravenous catheter outcomes in adult hospitalised patients - a multivariable analysis of peripheral catheter failure. Journal of Hospital Medicine, Vol 13, No 2, 2018. DOI:10.12788/jhm.2867

Marsh N, Webster J, Larsen E, Genzel J, Cooke M, Mihala G, Rickard CM. Expert versus generalist inserters for peripheral intravenous catheter insertion: a pilot randomised controlled trial. Trials, Vol 19, No 564, 2018. DOI:10.1186/s13063-018-2946-3.

Mihala G, Ray-Barruel G, Chopra V, Webster J, Wallis M, Marsh N, McGrail M, Rickard CM. Phlebitis signs and symptoms with peripheral intravenous catheters.  Journal of Infusion Nursing, Vol 41, No 4, 2018. DOI:10.1097/NZN.0000000000000288.

Marsh N, Larsen E, Genzel J, Mihala G, Ullman A, Kleidon T, Cadigan S, Rickard CM. A novel integrated dressing to secure peripheral intravenous catheters in an adult acute hospital: a pilot randomised controlled trial. Trials, Vol 19, No 596, 2018. DOI: https://doi.org/10.1186/s13063-018-2985-9.

Moureau N, March N, Zhang L, Bauer M, Larsen E, Mihala G, Corley A, Lye I, Cooke M, Rickard CM. Evaluation of Skin Colonisation And Placement of vascular access device Exit sites (ESCAPE Study). Journal of Infection Prevention, Vol 20, No 1, 2018. DOI: 10.1177/1757177418805836.

Moureau NL, Carr PJ. Vessel Health and Preservation: a model and clinical pathway for using vascular access devices. British Journal of Nursing, Vol 27, No 8, 2018. DOI: 10.12968/bjon.2018.27.8.S28.

Ostroff M, Moureau N, Ismail M. Review and Case Studies of Midthigh Femoral Central Venous Catheter Placement. Journal of the Association for Vascular Access Volume 23, Issue 3, September 2018, Pages 167-175. https://doi.org/10.1016/j.java.2018.06.004

Pearse BL, Rickard CM, Keogh S, Fung YL. A retrospective explanatory case study of the implementation of a bleeding management quality initiative, in an Australian cardiac surgery unit. Australian Critical Care, Vol 32, No 2, 2018, DOI:https://doi.org/10.1016/j.aucc.2018.01.001

Piper R, Carr PJ, Kelsey L, Bulmer A, Keogh S, Doyle B. The mechanistic causes of peripheral intravenous catheter failure based on a parametric computational study. Scientific Reports- Nature, Vol 8, No 3441, 2018. https://doi.org/10.1038/s41598-018-21617-1.

Ray-Barruel G. Mark your calendars! Editorial. Vascular Access, 2018.

Ray-Barruel G. Editorial. Vascular Access, 2018

Ray-Barruel G, Cooke M, Mitchell M, Chopra V, & Rickard CM. Implementing the I-DECIDED clinical decision-making tool for peripheral intravenous catheter assessment and safe removal: protocol for an interrupted time-series study. BMJ Open, Vol 8, No 6, 2018. DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.1136/bmjopen-2017-021290. 

Ray-Barruel G, Rickard CM. Helping nurses help PIVCs: decision aids for daily assessment and maintenance. British Journal of Nursing, Vol 27, No 8, 2018. DOI: 10.12968/bjon.2018.27.8.S12.

Reynolds H, Ullman AJ, Culwick MD, Mihala G, Alexandrou E, Schults JA, Rickard CM. Dressings and securement devices to prevent complications for peripheral arterial catheters. Cochrane Database of Systematic Reviews, Vol 5, 2018. DOI: 10.1002/14651858.CD013023.

Rickard CM, Marsh N, Webster J, Runnegar N, Larsen E, McGrail MR, Fullerton F, Bettington E, Whitty JA, Choudhury M, Tuffaha H, Corley A, McMillan D, Fraser JF, Marshall AP, Playford G. Dressings and securements for the prevention of peripheral intravenous catheter failure in adults (SAVE): a pragmatic, randomised controlled, superiority trial.  The Lancet, Vol 392, No 10145, 2018. DOI:10.1016/S0140-6736(18)31380-1.

Rickard CM, Ullman AJ. Bloodstream infection and occlusion of central venous catheters in children.The Lancet Infectious Diseases, Vol 18, No 8, 2018. DOI: 10.1016/S1473-3099(18)30267-6.  

Reynolds H, Ullman AJ, Culwick MD, Mihala G, Alexandrou E, Schultz JA, Rickard CM.  Dressings and securement devices to prevent complications for peripheral arterial catheters (Protocol). Cochrane Database of Systematic Reviews, Vol 5, 2018. DOI: 10.1002/14651858.CD013023.

Slater K, Fullerton F, Cooke M, Snell S, Rickard CM. Needleless connector drying time-how long does it take? American Journal of Infection Control, Vol 46, No 9, 2018. DOI: 10.1016/j.ajic.2018.05.007. 

Takashima M, Gavin NC, Larsen EN, Northfield S, Mihala G, Corley A, Ziegenfuss M, Rickard CM. Building a central vascular access device registry in an adult intensive care unit: feasibility study. Vascular Access, Vol 4, No 1, 2018.

Takashima M, Schults J, Mihala G, Corley A, Ullman A. Complication and Failures of Central Vascular Access Device in Adult Critical Care Settings. Critical Care Medicine, Vol 46, No 12, 2018. DOI:10.1097/ccm.0000000000003370.

Tuffaha HW, Marsh M, Byrnes J, Nicole Gavin N, Joan Webster J, Cooke M, Rickard  CM. Cost of vascular access devices in public hospitals in Queensland. Australian Health Review, Vol 43, No 5, 2018. DOI.:10.1071/AH18102. 

Ullman AJ, Bulmer AC, Dargaville TR, Rickard CM, Chopra V. Anti-thrombogenic peripherally inserted central catheters: Overview of efficacy and safety. Expert Review of Medical Devices, Vol 16, No 1, 2018. DOI: 10.1080/17434440.2019.1555466. 

Ullman AJ, Mihala G, O'Leary K, Marsh N, Woods C, Bugden S,Rickard CM. Skin complications associated with vascular access devices: A secondary analysis of 13 studies involving 10,859 devices. International Journal of Nursing Studies, Vol 91, 2018. DOI:10.1016/j.ijnurstu.2018.10.006.

Ullman AJ, Mihala G, O'Leary K, Marsh N, Woods C, Bugden S, Rickard CM. Skin complications associated with vascular access devices: A secondary analysis of 13 studies involving 10,859 devices. International Journal of Nursing Studies, Vol 91, 2018. DOI:10.1016/j.ijnurstu.2018.10.006.

Ullman AJ, Dargaville TR, Rickard CM. Tissue adhesive and chlorhexidine gluconate interaction: Implications for vascular access device securement. The Journal of Vascular Access, Vol 20, No 2, 2018. DOI: https://doi.org/10.1177/1129729818801299.

Walker R, Ray-Barruel G. Australian team fosters global nursing research. QNMU In-scope, 2018.

Webster J, Northfield S, Larsen EN, Marsh N, Rickard CM, Chan RJ. Insertion site assessment of peripherally inserted central catheters: Inter-observer agreement between nurses and inpatients. Journal of Vascular Access, Vol 19, No 4, 2018. DOI: 10.1177/1129729818757965.

Woods C, Ray-Barruel G, Marsh N, Flynn J, Larsen E, Rickard CM. Registered nurses' experiences of using four methods of periferal intravenous catheter dressings and securement during a randomised controlled trial. A survey. Vascular Access, Vol 4, No 1, 2018.

Woodward Z, Brooks P, Morris-Smith B, Wallis M, Ogbourne S. Adsorption and Leachable Contamination of Flucloxacillin, Cyclosporin and Amiodarone Following Delivery Through an Intravenous Administration Set. Pharmaceutical Research, Vol 35, No 121, 2018. DOI: 10.1007/s11095-018-2409-2. 

Zhao DY, Brownlie J, Wells T, Zhang L. The impact of biofilms on intravascular catheter-related bloodstream infection and antimicrobial resistance. Vascular Access, Vol 3, No 1, 2017. ISSN: 2204­9762.

2017

Abu Choudhury M, Wailan AM, Sidjabat HE, Zhang L, Marsh N, Rickard CM, Davies MR, McMillan DJ. Draft genome sequence of Roseomonas mucosa strain AU37,isolated from a peripheral intravenous catheter. Genome Announcements, Vol 5, No 15, 2017. DOI: https://doi.org/10.1128/genomeA.00128-17.

Broadhurst D, Moureau N, Ullman AJ; World Congress of Vascular Access (WoCoVA) Skin Impairment Management Advisory Panel. Management of Central Venous Access Device-Associated Skin Impairment: An Evidence-Based Algorithm. Journal of Wound Ostomy & Continence Nursing, Vol 44, No 3, 2017. DOI: 10.1097/WON.0000000000000322.

Broadhurst D, Moureau N, Ullman AJ; World Congress of Vascular Access (WoCoVA) Skin Impairment Management Advisory Panel. Management of Central Venous Access Device-Associated Skin Impairment: An Evidence-Based AlgorithmJ Wound Ostomy Continence Nurs. 2017;44(3):211-220. doi:10.1097/WON.0000000000000322

Carr P, Cooke M, Rippey J, Higgins N, Rickard CM. Tools, rules and algorithms for vein assessment. Journal of Hospital Medicine, Vol 44, No 3, 2017. DOI: 10.1097/WON.0000000000000322.

Castillo I. From little things, big things grow. Vascular Access, Vol 3, No 2, 2017.

Chan RJ, Northfield S, Larsen E, Mihala G, Ullman A, Hancock P, Marsh N, Gavin N, Wyld D, Allworth A, Russell E, Choudhury MA, Flynn J, Rickard CM. Central venous Access device SeCurement And Dressing Effectiveness for peripherally inserted central catheters in adult acute hospital patients (CASCADE): a pilot randomised controlled trial. Trials, Vol 18, No 457, 2017. DOI: https://doi.org/10.1186/s13063-017-2207-x.

Choudhury Md A, Sidjabat HE, Rathnayake IU, Gavin N, Chan RJ, Marsh N, Banu S, Huygens F, Paterson DL, Rickard CM, McMillan DJ. Culture-independent detection of chlorhexidine resistance genes qacA/B and smr in bacterial DNA recovered from body sites treated with chlorhexidine-containing dressings. Journal of Medical Microbiology, Vol 66, 2017. DOI: 10.1099/jmm.0.000463.

Corley A, Marsh N, Ullman A, Rickard CM. Tissue adhesive on vascular access devices: who, what, where and when? British Journal of Nursing, Vol 26, No 19, 2017. DOI: 10.12968/bjon.2017.26.19.S4.

Farrell C, McCulloch E, Bellhouse S et al. Peripheral cannulae in oncology: nurses' confidence and patients' experiences. CancerNursing Practice, Vol 16, No 3, 2017. DOI: 10.7748/cnp.2017.e1408

Flynn JM, Keogh S, Zhang L, Rickard CM. Evaluating methods for effective decontamination of central venous access device needleless connectors in adult hospital patients: A pilot randomised controlled trial protocol. Vascular Access, Vol 3, No 2, 2017.

Flynn JM, Rickard CM, Keogh S, Zhang L. Alcohol Caps or Alcohol Swabs With and Without Chlorhexidine: An In Vitro Study of 648 Episodes of Intravenous Device Needleless Connector Decontamination. Infection Control & Hospital Epidemiology, Vol 38, No 5, 2017. DOI: 10.1017/ice.2016.330.

Gavin N, Keogh S, McMillan D, Rickard CM. Does parenteral nutrition increase the risk of catheter-related infection? A systematic literature review. Journal of Parenteral and Enteral Nutrition, Vol 41, No 6, 2017. DOI: https://doi.org/10.1177/0148607117714218.

Hawkins T, Greenslade JH, Suna J, Williams J, Rickard CM, Jensen M, Donohue M, Ho E, Van Hise C, Egerton-Warburton D, Cullen L. Peripheral Intravenous Cannula Insertion and Use in the Emergency Department; an Intervention Study. Academic Emergency Medicine, Vol 25, No 1, 2017. DOI: 10.1111/acem.13335.

Keogh S, Shelverton C, Flynn J, Davies K, Marsh N, Rickard CM. An Observational Study of Nurses' Intravenous Flush and Medication Practice in the Clinical Setting. Vascular Access, Vol 3, No 1, 2017.

Kleidon P, Ullman A, Zhang L, Gavin N, Mihala G, Northfield S, Rickard CM. Peripherally Inserted Central Catheter OutcoMes PolyurethAne veRsus Endexo:  the PICCOMPARE Trial. Protocol for a randomised controlled trial. Vascular Access, Vol 3, No 1, 2017.

Kleidon T, Alexandrou E, Mifflin N, McManus C. Vascular access services around Australia. Vascular Access, Vol 3, No 1, 2017.

Kleidon TM, Ullman AJ, Gibson V, Chaseling B, Schoutrop J, Mihala G, Rickard CM. A Pilot Randomized Controlled Trial of Novel Dressing and Securement Techniques in 101 Pediatric Patients. Journal of Vascular and Interventional Radiology, Vol 28, No 11, 2017. DOI: https://doi.org/10.1016/j.jvir.2017.07.012.

Larsen E, Keogh S, Marsh N, Rickard CM. Experiences of peripheral IV insertion in hospital: A qualitative study. British Journal of Nursing, Vol 26, No 19, 2017. DOI: https://doi.org/10.12968/bjon.2017.26.19.S18..

Marsh N, Webster J, Cooke M, Rickard CM. The RELIABLE Trial (RELiable Intravenous Access By Line Experts): A pilot randomised controlled trial protocol of expert versus generalist peripheral intravenous catheter insertion. Vascular Access, Vol 3, No 2, 2017.

Marsh N, Webster J, Mihala G, Rickard CM. Devices and dressings to secure peripheral venous catheters: A Cochrane systematic review and meta-analysis. International Journal of Nursing Studies, 2017.

Marsh N, Rolls K. PIV failure- how effective is your clinical practice? CPD InScope, 2017.

Patterson T, Dunsdon J, Slater K, McDougall D, Fullerton F. Evaluation of intravenous administration practices, patient safety and expenditure on saline products in a tertiary hospital. Vascular Access, Vol 3, No 1, 2017.

Ray-Barruel G, Ullman AJ, Rickard CM, Cooke M. Clinical audits to improve critical care: Part 2: Analyse, benchmark and feedback. Australian Critical Care, Vol 31, No 2, 2017. DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.aucc.2017.04.002

Ray-Barruel G. Using audits as evidence. British Journal of Nursing, Vol 26, No 8, 2017. DOI: https://doi.org/10.12968/bjon.2017.26.8.S3.

Ray-Barruel, Gillian. Infection prevention: Peripheral intravenous catheter assessment and care. Australian Nursing and Midwifery Journal, Vol 24, No 8, 2017.

Rickard CM, Marsh NM, Webster J, Gavin NC, Chan RJ, McCarthy AL, Mollee P, Ullman AJ, Kleidon T, Chopra V, Zhang L, McGrail MR, Larsen E, Choudhury MA, Keogh S, Alexandrou E, McMillan DJ, Mervin MC, Paterson DL, Cooke M, Ray-Barruel G, Castillo MI, Hallahan A, Corley A, Playford G. Peripherally InSerted CEntral catheter dressing and Securement: the PISCES Trial. Protocol for a 2x2 factorial, superiority randomised controlled trial. BMJ Open, Vol 7, No 6, 2017. DOI: doi:10.1136/bmjopen-2016-015291.

Rickard CM, Marsh NM. The other catheter: The mighty PIV. Annals of Internal Medicine, Vol 167, No 10, 2017. DOI: https://doi.org/10.7326/M17-2771.

Rickard CM, Ray-Barruel G. Peripheral intravenous catheter assessment: beyond phlebitis. Lancet Haematology, Vol 4, No 9, 2017. DOI:https://doi.org/10.1016/S2352-3026(17)30145-X.

Rickard CM, Ullman A, Kleidon T, Marsh N. Ten Tips for Dressing and Securement of IV Device Wounds. Australian Nursing and Midwifery Journal, Vol 24, No 10, 2017.

Slater K, Cooke M, Rickard C, Whitby M. Can hand hygiene observation and reporting be improved through a risk-based targeted approach? American Journal of Infection Control, Vol 45, No 2, 2017. DOI: 10.1016/j.ajic.2016.09.012.

Slater K, Cooke M, Whitby M, Fullerton F, Douglas J, Hay J, Rickard C. Microorganisms present on peripheral intravenous needleless connectors in the clinical environment.  American Journal of Infection Control, Vol 45, No 8, 2017. DOI: 10.1016/j.ajic.2017.02.008.

Sou V, McManus C, Mifflin M, Frost SA, Ale J, Alexandrou E. A clinical pathway for the management of difficult venous access. BMC Nursing, Vol 16, No 64, 2017. DOI: https://doi.org/10.1186/s12912-017-0261-z.

Takashima M, Ray-Barruel G, Ullman A, Keogh S, Rickard CM. Randomized controlled trials in central vascular access devices: A scoping review. PLOS ONE, 2017. DOI: 10.1371/journal.pone.0174164.

Ullman A, Marsh N, Rickard CM. Securement for vascular access devices: looking to the future. British Journal of Nursing, Vol 26, No 8, 2017. DOI: 10.12968/bjon.2017.26.8.S24..

Ullman A, Ray- Barruel G, Rickard CM, Cooke M. Clinical audits to improve critical care: Part 1 Prepare and collect data. Australian Critical Care, Vol 31, No 2, 2017. DOI: 10.1016/j.aucc.2017.04.003.

Ullman AJ, Cooke M, Kleidon T, Rickard CM. J Paediatr Child Health. Road map for improvement: Point prevalence audit and survey of central venous access devices in paediatric acute care. Journal of Paediatrics and Child Health, Vol 53, No 2, 2017. DOI: 10.1111/jpc.13347.

Ullman AJ, Kleidon T, Cooke M, Rickard CM. Substantial harm associated with failure of chronic paediatric central venous access devices. BMJ Case Reports, 2017. DOI: 10.1136/bcr-2016-218757.

Ullman A, Marsh N, Rickard CM. Securement for vascular access devices: looking to the future. British Journal of Nursing 2017 (IV Therapy Supplement) Vol 26, No 8

Ullman A, Ray- Barruel G, Rickard CM, Cooke M. Clinical audits to improve critical care: Part 1 Prepare and collect data. Australian Critical Care Available online 24 May 2017

Ullman AJ, Cooke M, Kleidon T, Rickard CM. J Paediatr Child Health. Road map for improvement: Point prevalence audit and survey of central venous access devices in paediatric acute care. J Paediatr Child Health. 2017 Feb;53(2):123-130. doi: 10.1111/jpc.13347. Epub 2016 Oct 6.

Ullman AJ, Kleidon T, Cooke M, Rickard CM. Substantial harm associated with failure of chronic paediatric central venous access devices. BMJ Case Rep. 2017 Jul 6;2017

Ullman AJ, Kleidon T, Gibson V, McBride CA, Mihala G, Cooke M, Rickard CM. Innovative dressing and securement of tunneled central venous access devices in pediatrics: a pilot randomized controlled trial. BMC Cancer (2017) 17:595

Ullman, AJ, Ray-Barruel G, Rickard CM, Cooke M. Clinical audits to improve critical care: Part 1 Prepare and collect data. Australian Critical Care, Vol 31, No 2, 2017. DOI:10.1016/j.aucc.2017.04.003.

Ullman AJ, Kleidon T, Gibson V, McBride CA, Mihala G, Cooke M, Rickard CM. Innovative dressing and securement of tunneled central venous access devices in pediatrics: a pilot randomized controlled trial. BMC Cancer, Vol 17, No 1, 2017. DOI: 10.1186/s12885-017-3606-9.

Webster J, Larsen E, Marsh N. Antimicrobial dressings for CLABSI prevention. CPD InScope, 2017.

Webster J, Larsen E, Marsh N, Choudhury MA, Harris P, Rickard CM. Chlorhexidine gluconate or polyhexamethylene biguanide disc dressing to reduce the incidence of Central-Line-Associated Blood Stream Infection: a feasibility randomised controlled trial (the CLABSI trial). Journal of Hospital Infection (2017), doi: 10.1016/j.jhin.2017.04.009.

Zhang L, Rickard CM. Non-culture based diagnostics for intravascular catheter related bloodstream infections. Expert Review of Molecular Diagnostics. Invited review paper. 2017 Feb;17(2):181-188.

Zhao DY, Brownlie J, Wells T, Zhang L. The impact of biofilms on intravascular catheter-related bloodstream infection and antimicrobial resistance. Vascular Access Apr 2017;3(1):11-14

 

2016

Bradford NK, Edwards RM, Chan RJ. Heparin versus 0.9% sodium chloride intermittent flushing for the prevention of occlusion in long term central venous catheters in infants and children. Cochrane Database of Systematic Reviews 2015, Issue 11.

Broadhurst D, Moureau N, Ullman AJ. Central venous access devices site care practices: an international survey of 34 countries. J Vasc Access 2016; 17(1): 78 - 86

Bugden S, Shean K, Scott M, Fraser JF, Mihala G, Clark S, Johnstone C, Rickard CM. Skin glue reduces the failure rate of emergency department inserted peripheral intravenous catheters:  A randomized controlled trial. Annals of Emergency Medicine. 2015. Early on-line. JIF=4.7. Top ranked Emergency journal globally.

Broadhurst D, Moureau N, Ullman AJ. Central Venous Access Devices Site Care Practices: An International Survey of 34 Countries. The Journal of Vascular Access. 2016;17(1):78-86. doi:10.5301/jva.5000450

Carr, P.J., Rippey, J.C., Budgeon, C.A., Cooke, M.L., Higgins, N. and Rickard, C.M., 2015. Insertion of peripheral intravenous cannulae in the Emergency Department: factors associated with first-time insertion success. J Vasc Access 2016; 17 (2): 182-190. DOI: 10.5301/jva.5000487

Carr, P. J., Rippey, J. C. R., Cooke, M. L., Bharat, C., Murray, K., Higgins, N. S., Foale, A., Rickard, C. M Development of a clinical prediction rule to improve peripheral intravenous cannulae first attempt success in the emergency department and reduce post insertion failure rates: Vascular Access Decisions in the Emergency Room (VADER) study protocol BMJ Open 2016;6:e009196-e009196 #FOAMva

Carr, P.J., Rippey, J.C., Budgeon, C.A., Cooke, M.L., Higgins, N. and Rickard, C.M. Reasons for Removal of Emergency DepartmentInserted Peripheral Intravenous Cannulae in Admitted Patients: A Retrospective Medical Chart Audit in Australia. Infection Control & Hospital Epidemiology / FirstView Article / May 2016, pp 1 - 3

Chopra, V., Kuhn, L., Ratz, D., Winter, S., Carr, P. J., Paje, D., & Krein, S. L. (2017). Variation in use of technology among vascular access specialists: an analysis of the PICC1 survey. J Vasc Access, 18(3), 243-249. doi:10.5301/jva.5000711

Choudhury MA, Marsh N, Banu S, Paterson DL, Rickard CM, McMillan D. Molecular comparison of bacterial communities on peripheral intravenous catheters and matched skin swabs. PloS One. 2016: 11(1) e0146354.

Evans O, Gowardman J, Rabbolini D, McGrail M, Rickard CM. In situ diagnostic methods for catheter related bloodstream infection in burns patients: A pilot study. Burns. 2016:

Flynn J. From big things other things grow! TQN. Febr 2016. Pg 33

Gavin NC, Webster J, Chan RJ, Rickard CM. Frequency of dressing changes for central venous access devices on catheter-related infections. Cochrane Database of Systematic Reviews 2016, Issue 2. Art. No.: CD009213. DOI: 10.1002/14651858.CD009213.pub2.

Keogh S, Flynn J, Marsh N, Mihala G, Davis K, Rickard C. Varied flushing frequency and volume to prevent peripheral intravenous catheter failure: a pilot, factorial randomised controlled trial in adult medical-surgical hospital patients. Trials. 2016; 17: 348. Published online 2016 Jul 26. doi:  10.1186/s13063-016-1470-6

Larsen E. Patients' experience of IV insertion. TQN. Sept 2016. Pg 35

Legemaat M, Carr PJ,  van Rens RM, van Dijk M, Poslawsky IE, van den Hoogen A. Peripheral intravenous cannulation: complication rates in the neonatal population: a multicenter observational study. J Vasc Access. 2016 Jul 12;17(4):360-5. doi: 10.5301/jva.5000558. Epub 2016 May 31.

Ray-Barruel G. Consider the patient's voice. British Journal of Nursing. 2016;25(8):S3.

Reynolds H, Chalk TJ, Van Zundert A, Rickard CM. A way to go to meet guidelines for prevention of intravenous catheter infection and complications: Audit of perioperative peripheral venous catheter care. Vascular Access 2016; 2(2): 2-9

Rickard CM, Edwards M, Spooner AJ, Mihala G, Marsh N, Wendt T, Rapchuk I, Gabriel S, Thomson B, Corley A, Fraser JF. A 4-arm randomized controlled pilot trial of innovative solutions for jugular central venous access device securement in 221 cardiac surgical patients. Journal of Critical Care, Volume 36, December 2016, Pages 35-42. doi:10.1016/j.jcrc.2016.06.006

Rippey, J. C., Carr, P. J., Cooke, M., Higgins, N. and Rickard, C. M. (2016), Predicting and preventing peripheral intravenous cannula insertion failure in the emergency department: Clinician 'gestalt' wins again. Emergency Medicine Australasia. doi:10.1111/1742-6723.12695

Ullman AJ, Cooke ML, Mitchell M, Lin F, New K, Long DA, Mihala G, Rickard CM. Dressing and securement for central venous access devices (CVADs): a Cochrane Systematic Review. International Journal of Nursing Studies, April 2016  doi:10.1016/j.ijnurstu.2016.04.003

Ullman AJ, Kleidon T, Gibson V, Long DA, Williams T, McBride CA, Hallahan A, Mihala G, Cooke M, Rickard CM. Central venous Access device SeCurement And Dressing Effectiveness (CASCADE) in paediatrics: protocol for pilot randomised controlled trials. BMJ Open 2016 3;6(6):e011197. Epub 2016 Jun 3.

Ullman AJ, Keogh S, Coyer F, Long DA, New K, Rickard CM. 'True Blood' The Critical Care Story:An audit of blood sampling practice across three adult, paediatric and neonatal intensive care settings. Australian Critical Care 29 (2016) 90-95. DOI: 10.1016/j.aucc.2015.06.002

Zhang L, Cao S, Marsh N, Ray-Barruel G, Fynn J, Larsen E,  Rickard CM. Infection risks associated with peripheral vascular catheters. Journal of Infection Prevention 1-7. DOI: 10.1177/1757177416655472

 

2015

Alexandrou E, Ray-Barruel G, Carr P, Frost S, Inwood S, Higgins N, Lin F, Alberto L, Mermel L, Rickard CM. A global prevalence study on the use of peripheral intravenous catheters: results of a pilot study in 13 countries. Journal of Hospital Medicine. On-line June 5.

Alexandrou E, Ray-Barruel G, Carr P, Frost S, Inwood S, Higgins N, Lin F, Mermel L, Rickard CM. A global prevalence study on the use of peripheral intravenous catheters: results of a pilot study in 13 countries. Journal of Hospital Medicine. Aug;10(8):530-3. doi: 10.1002/jhm.2389. JIF=2.1.

Carr, P. J. and Rippey, J. C. R. (2015), Upper extremity deep vein thrombosis: a complication of an indwelling peripherally inserted central venous catheter. Clinical Case Reports. doi: 10.1002/ccr3.187

Claire M Rickard, Nicole M Marsh, Joan Webster, Nicole C Gavin, Matthew R McGrail, Emily Larsen, Amanda Corley, Debbie Long, John R Gowardman, Marghie Murgo, John F Fraser, Raymond J Chan, Marianne C Wallis, Jeanine Young, David McMillan, Li Zhang, Md Abu Choudhury, Nicholas Graves, E Geoffrey Playford. Intravascular device administration sets: replacement after standard versus prolonged use in hospitalised patientsa study protocol for a randomised controlled trial (The RSVP Trial) BMJ Open 2015 Febr. Vol. 5 Issue 2. doi:10.1136/bmjopen-2014-007257

Higgins N, Keogh S, Rickard CM. Evaluation of a pilot educational program on safe and effective insertion and management of peripheral intravenous catheters. Journal of the Association of Vascular Access. 2015, 20(1): 37-42.

Julie M. Flynn, Samantha J. Keogh, Nicole C. Gavin. Sterile v aseptic non-touch technique for needle-less connector care on central venous access devices in a bone marrow transplant population: A comparative study. European J Oncology Nursing. Published Online: June 06, 2015

Kabululu E, Ray-Barruel G, Alexandrou E, Rickard C. One million global catheters PIVC worldwide prevalence study: building alliances to put vascular access device management and infection prevention on the world stage from Australia to the Democratic Republic of Congo. Antimicrobial Resistance and Infection Control. 2015;4(Suppl 1):P204. doi:10.1186/2047-2994-4-S1-P204.

Keogh S, Flynn J, Marsh N, Higgins N, Davies K, Rickard CM. Maintenance of vascular access device patency: A cross sectional survey of nursing and midwifery practice. International Journal of Nursing Studies. 2015. Jul 11. pii: S0020-7489(15)00222-9. doi: 10.1016/j.ijnurstu.2015.07.001.

Keogh S., Ullman A. Blood sampling in critical care- every drop counts! TQN. August 2015. Pg 31.

Kleidon T, Illing A, Fogarty G, Edwards R, Tomlinson J, Ullman A. Improving the central venous access devices maintenance process to reduce associated infections in paediatrics: evaluation of a practical multi-faceted quality-improvement initiative. Healthcare Infection.

Marsh N, Webster J, Flynn J, Mihala G, Fraser J, Rickard CM. Securement methods for peripheral venous catheters: A randomised controlled pilot trial. Journal of Vascular Access. 2015. On-line early 4th Feb. 

Marsh NM, Webster J, Mihala G, Rickard CM. Devices and dressings to secure peripheral venous catheters to prevent complications. (Review). Cochrane Database of Systematic Reviews. JIF=6.3. In press 2015, Issue 4.

Marsh N, Mihala G, Ray-Barruel G, Webster J, Wallis MC, Rickard CM. Inter-rater agreement of peripheral intravenous catheter-related phlebitis signs, symptoms and scales. Journal of Evaluation in Clinical Practice. 2015. Jul 17. doi: 10.1111/jep.12396.

Meng, C., & Lin, F. (2015). Dressings and securement for central venous catheters (CVC). Journal of Chinese Nursing Management. [In Chinese]. Retrieved from http://mp.weixin.qq.com/s?__biz=MjM5MTMxNzg1NA==&mid=210577546&idx=2&sn=915c694aeaec062e31b7ef5be967e69a&scene=2&srcid=10097gkgLJ8V

Ray-Barruel G, Rickard CM. Global is local: bringing IV research back to the bedside. British Journal of Nursing 2015; 24: Supp8:S3 (Editorial).

Reynolds H, Taraporewella K, Tower M, Rickard CM. Assessment of Dressing and Securement Techniques for Peripheral Arterial Catheters: A Narrative Review. Vascular Access. 2015 1(1):21-32

Reynolds H, Taraporewella K, Tower M, Mihala G, Tuffaha H, Fraser JF, Rickard CM. Novel Technologies Can Provide Effective Dressing and Securement for Peripheral Arterial Catheters: A Pilot Randomised Controlled Trial in the Operating Theatre and the Intensive Care Unit. Australian Critical Care. 2015. January. On-line early. http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.aucc.2014.12.001.

Rickard CM, Marsh N, Webster J, Playford EG, McGrail MR, Larsen E, Keogh S, McMillan D, Whitty JA, Choudhury, MA, Dunster KR, Reynolds H, Marshall A, Crilly J, Young J, Thom O, Gowardman J, Corley A, Fraser JF. Securing All intraVenous devices Effectively in hospitalized patients - The SAVE Trial: study protocol for a randomised controlled trial. BMJ Open.
 

Sharp, RJ, Cummings, M, Fielder, AL, Mikocka-Walus, A, Grech, CM, Esterman, AJ 2015, 'The catheter to vein ratio and rates of symptomatic venous thromboembolism in patients with a peripherally inserted central catheter (PICC): A prospective cohort study', International Journal of Nursing Studies, vol. 52, pp. 677-685.

Sharp, RJ, Cummings, MD, Childs, JT, Fielder, AL, Mikocka-Walus, A, Grech, CM, Esterman, AJ 2015, 'Measurement of vein diameter for peripherally inserted central catheter (PICC) insertion: an observational study', Journal of Infusion Nursing, vol. 38, pp. 351-357.
 

Simonov M, Pittiruti M, Rickard CM, Chopra V. Navigating venous access: a guide for hospitalists. Journal of Hospital Medicine. 2015. On-line early March.

Takashima M, Ray-Barruel G, Keogh S, Rickard CM. Randomised controlled trials in peripheral vascular access catheters: a scoping review. Vascular Access. 2015;1(2):10-37.
 

Ullman AJ, Kleidon T, Rickard CM. The role of the vascular access nurse practitioner in developing evidence, promotin evidence-based vascular access practice and improving health services. Vascular Access 1(1):10-20

Ullman A, Keogh S, Long D, Coyer F, New K, Rickard CM. 'True Blood' The Critical Care Story: An audit of blood sampling practice across adult, paediatric and neonatal intensive care settings. ACC. 2015 June. pii: S1036-7314(15)00075-2. doi: 10.1016/j.aucc.2015.06.002.

Ullman AJ, Cooke M, Rickard CM. Examining the role of securement and dressing products to prevent central venous access device failure: a narrative review. Journal for the Association of Vascular Access on line May 2015.

Ullman A, Keogh S, Marsh N. Routine versus clinically indicated replacement of peripheral catheters. British Journal of Nursing. 2015. 24(Sup2): S14.

Ullman A, Cooke M, Mitchell M, Lin F, New K, Long D, Mihala G, Rickard CM. Dressings and securement devices for central venous catheters (CVC) (Review). Cochrane Database of Systematic Reviews. 2015, Sep 10;9:CD010367.

Ullman AJ, Marsh N, Mihala G, Cooke M, Rickard CM. Complications of Central Venous Access Devices: A Systematic Review. Pediatrics. 2015 Nov;136(5):e1331-44. doi: 10.1542/peds.2015-1507. Epub 2015 Oct 12.

Walker G, Rickard CM, Alexandrou E, Webster J, Chan R. Effectiveness of electrocardiographic guidance in CVAD tip placement. British Journal of Nursing. 2015 Jul 22;24 Suppl 14:S4-S12. doi: 10.12968/bjon.2015.24.Sup14.S4.

Webster J, McGrail M, Marsh N, Wallis M, Ray-Barruel G, Rickard CM. Post infusion phlebitis: Incidence and risk factors. Nursing Research and Practice. 2015. doi:10.1155/2015/691934.

Webster J, Osborne S, Rickard CM, New K. Clinically-indicated replacement versus routine replacement of peripheral venous catheters. Cochrane Database of Systematic Reviews 2015, Issue 8. Art. No.: CD007798. DOI: 10.1002/14651858.CD007798.pub4

 

2014

Alexandrou E. The One Million Global Catheters PIVC worldwide prevalence study. Br J Nurs. 2014 Apr 24-May 7;23(8):S16-7.

Carr PJ, Higgins NS, Cooke ML, Mihala G, Rickard CM. Vascular access specialist teams for device insertion and prevention of failure (Protocol). Cochrane Database of Systematic Reviews 2014, Issue 12. Art. No.: CD011429. DOI: 10.1002/14651858.CD011429.

Edwards, Melanie; Rickard, Claire M; Rapchuk, Ivan; Corley, Amanda; Marsh, Nicole; Spooner, Amy J; Mihala, Gabor and Fraser, John F. A pilot trial of bordered polyurethane dressings, tissue adhesive and sutureless devices compared with standard polyurethane dressings for securing short-term arterial catheters [online]. Critical Care and Resuscitation, Vol. 16, No. 3, Sep 2014: 175-[183]

Keogh S, Marsh N, Davies K, Higgins N, Rickard CM. A time and motion study of peripheral venous catheter flushing practice using manually prepared and pre-filled flush syringes. Journal of Infusion Nursing. 2014. 37(2) 96-101.  doi: 10.1097/NAN.0000000000000024.

Keogh S., Flynn J. Maintenance of intravascular device patency: a survey of nursing and midwifery flushing practice. TQN. Apr 2014. Pg 31.


Malyon L, Ullman AJ, Philips N, Young J, Kleidon T, Murfield J, Rickard CM. Peripheral intravenous catheter duration and failure in paediatric acute care: a prospective cohort study. Emergency Medicine Australasia. 2014; Oct 23: doi: 10.1111/1742-6723.12305. [Epub ahead of print] JIF=1.2.

Marsh NM, Webster J, Rickard CM. Devices and dressings to secure peripheral venous catheters to prevent complications. (Protocol). Cochrane Database of Systematic Reviews. 2014. Issue 4, 12 April. JIF=5.9.

New K, Webster J, Marsh N, Hewer B. Intravascular device utilisation, management, documentation and complications: a point prevalence survey. Australian Health Review. 2014. 38(3) June, 345-349.

Ray-Barruel G, Polit D, Murfield J, Rickard CM. Infusion phlebitis assessment measures: A systematic review. Journal of Evaluation in Clinical Practice. 2014 Apr;20(2):191-202. doi: 10.1111/jep.12107. 2.      

Sharp, RJ, Esterman, AJ, McCutcheon, H 2014, 'The safety and efficacy of midlines compared to peripherally inserted central catheters for adult cystic fibrosis patients: A retrospective, observational study', International Journal of Nursing Studies, vol. 51, pp. 694-702.

Sharp, RJ, Grech, CM, Fielder, AL, Mikocka-Walus, A, Cummings, M, Esterman, AJ 2014, 'The patient experience of a peripherally inserted central catheter (PICC): A qualitative descriptive study', Contemporary Nurse, vol. 48, pp. 26-35.

Sohrabi, M., Zhang, L., Zhang, K., Ahmetagic, A. and Wei, M. Volatile organic compounds as novel markers for the detection of bacterial infections, Clinical Microbiology: Open Access. (in press) Invited paper.

Tuffaha H, Reynolds H, Gordon L, Rickard CM, Scuffham P. Value of information analysis informing future trial design from a pilot study on catheter securement devices. Clinical Trials. 2014. Dec;11(6):648-56. JIF=1.9.

Tuffaha H, Gordon L, Rickard C, Inwood S, Scuffham P. The epic3 recommendation that clinically-indicated replacement of peripheral venous catheters is safe and cost saving: How much would the NHS save? Journal of Hospital Infection. 2014. 87(3), 183-4. JIF=3.2

Tuffaha HW, Rickard CM, Webster J, Marsh N, Gordon L, Wallis M, Scuffham P.  Cost-effectiveness analysis of clinically-indicated versus routine replacement of peripheral intravenous catheters. Applied Health Economics and Health Policy. 2014. 12 (1): 51-58. doi: 10.1007/s40258-013-0077-2.

Ullman AJ, Long DA, Rickard CM. Paediatric ICU Nurses' Knowledge and Practices to Prevent Central Venous Access Device Infections: Implications for Clinicians. British Journal of Nursing: 2014 23 (8) S16-18.

Ullman A, Long D, Rickard CM. Prevention of central venous catheter infections: a survey of paediatric ICU nurses' knowledge and practices. Nurse Education Today, 2014 34, 202-207.  doi: 10.1016/j.nedt.2013.09.002.

Wallis MC, McGrail MR, Webster J, Marsh N, Gowardman JR, Playford EG, Rickard CM. Risk factors for peripheral intravenous catheter failure: a multivariate analysis of data from a randomized controlled trial. Infection Control and Hospital Epidemiology. 2014; 35(1), 63-68.

Zhang L, Morrison M, Rickard CM. Genome Sequence of Ralstonia pickettii AU12-08, Isolated from an Intravascular Catheter in Australia.Genome Announc. 2014 Feb 6;2(1). pii: e00027-14. doi: 10.1128/genomeA.00027-14.


Zhang, L., Keogh S. and Rickard, C.M. Reducing the risk of infection associated with vascular access devices through nanotechnology. International Journal of Nanomedicine. 8, 4453-4466. IF 3.5. Invited paper.

Zhang, L., Marsh, N., Mcgrail, M., Webster, J., Playford, G. G. and Rickard, C.M. Assessing microbial colonization of peripheral intravascular devices. Journal of Infection. 67, 353-355. IF 4.1

Zhang L, Gowardman J, Morrison M, Krause L, Playford EG, Rickard CM. Molecular investigation of bacterial communities on intravascular catheters: no longer just Staphylococcus. Eur J Clin Microbiol Infect Dis. 2014 Feb 6. [Epub ahead of print]

 

2012

Alexandrou E, Murgo M, Calabria E, Spencer TR, Carpen H, Brennan K, Frost SA, Davidson PM, Hillman KM. Nurse-led central venous catheter insertion-procedural characteristics and outcomes of three intensive care based catheter placement services. Int J Nurs Stud. 2012 Feb;49(2):162-8. doi: 10.1016/j.ijnurstu.2011.08.011.

Chan RJ, Northfield S, Alexander A, Rickard CM (2012) Using the Collaborative Evidence Based Practice Model: a systematic review and uptake of chlorhexidine-impregnated sponge dressings on central venous access devices in a tertiary cancer care centre. Australian Journal of Cancer Nursing. 2012; 13(2):10-15.

Keogh S. New research on i.v. catheters overturns 40 years of practice. Qld Nurse. 2012 Oct;31(5):27.

Rickard CM, Webster J, Wallis MC, Marsh N, McGrail MR, French V, Foster L, Gallagher P, Gowardman JR, Zhang L, McClymont A, Whitby M. Routine versus clinically indicated replacement of peripheral intravenous catheters: a randomised controlled equivalence trial. The Lancet. 2012 Sep 21. Issue 380. 1066-1074.

Simonova G, Rickard CM, Dunster KR, Smyth DJ, McMillan D, Fraser JF.  Can cyanoacrylate tissue adhesives provide superior securement of intravascular catheters? In vitro testing of safety and feasibility. Anaesthesia and Intensive Care. 2012;40(3):460-66. 

Zhang L, Morrison M, O Cuiv P, Evans P, Rickard C. Genome sequence of Staphylococcus epidermidis strain AU12-03, isolated from intravascular catheter. Genome Announcement. Journal of Bacteriology. 2012.  Dec;194(23):6639. doi: 10.1128/JB.01693-12. 

 

2010

Alexandrou, E., Spencer, T., Frost, S.A., Parr, M., Davidson, P.M., Hillman, K.M. (2010). Establishing a nurse-led central venous catheter insertion service. Journal of the Association for Vascular Access, 15 (1), 2127

Alexandrou E, Spencer TR, Frost SA, Parr MJ, Davidson PM, Hillman KM.A review of the nursing role in central venous cannulation: implications for practice policy and research. J Clin Nurs. 2010 Jun;19(11-12):1485-94. doi: 10.1111/j.1365-2702.2009.02910.x.

Carr PJ, Glynn RW, Dineen B, Kropmans TJ.A pilot intravenous cannulation team: an Irish perspective. Br J Nurs. 2010 May 27-Jun 9;19(10):S19-27.

Gowardman JR, Lipman J, Rickard CM.  Assessment of peripheral arterial catheters as a source of sepsis in the critically ill: A narrative review. Journal of Hospital Infection, 2010; 75(1) 12-18.

Rickard CM, McCann D, Munnings J, McGrail MR. Routine resite of peripheral intravenous devices every 3 days did not reduce complications compared with clinically indicated resite: a randomised controlled trial. BMC Medicine, 2010 8:53. *Selected in 'Top 10 Developments in Intravenous Care for 2010' by IVTeam international network*

Webster J, Osborne S, Hall J, Rickard CM. Clinically indicated replacement versus routine replacement of peripheral venous catheters. Cochrane Database of Systematic Reviews 2010, Issue 3. Art. No.: CD007798. DOI: 10.1002/14651858.CD007798. *In Top 3 downloads for 2011 for Cochrane Peripheral Vascular Disease Group Reviews *

Yacopetti N, Alexandrou E, Spencer TR, Frost SA, Davidson PM, O'Sullivan G, Hillman KM. Central venous catheter insertion by a clinical nurse consultant or anaesthetic medical staff: a single-centre observational study. Crit Care Resusc. 2010 Jun;12(2):90-5.
 

Zhang L, Sriprikash S, McMillan D, Gowardman JR, Patel B, Rickard CM. Microbiological pattern of arterial catheters in the intensive care unit. BMC Microbiology, 2010; 10:266. JIF=3.4,  *Designated 'Highly Accessed' (1153 full downloads in first 3 months)*

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