Alliance for Vascular Access Teaching And Research

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2016

Carr, P.J., Rippey, J.C., Budgeon, C.A., Cooke, M.L., Higgins, N. and Rickard, C.M. 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

2015

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.

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.

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.

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. JIF=N/A

Simonov M, Pittiruti M, Rickard CM, Chopra V. Navigating venous access: a guide for hospitalists. Journal of Hospital Medicine. 2015. On-line early March. JIF=2.1

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

2014

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.

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

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.

2013

Russell E, Chan RJ, Marsh N, New K. A point prevalence study of cancer nursing practices for managing intravascular devices in an Australian tertiary cancer center.Eur J Oncol Nurs. 2013 Dec 26. pii: S1462-3889(13)00166-X. doi: 10.1016/j.ejon.2013.11.010.

Carr PJ, Alexandrou E, Jackson GM, Spencer TR. Assessing the Quality of Central Venous Catheter and Peripherally Inserted Central Catheter Videos on the YouTube Video-Sharing Web site. Journal of the Association for Vascular Access (JAVA).  2013. August. 18 (3), 177-182.

Keogh, S. New Research: Change Peripheral Intravenous Catheters as Clinically Indicated, Not Routinely. Journal of the Association for Vascular Access (JAVA).  2013. August. 18 (3), 153-154.

Reynolds H, Dulhunty J, Taropawella K, Tower M, Rickard CM. A snapshot of guideline compliance reveals room for improvement: A survey of peripheral arterial catheter practices in Australian operating theatres. Journal of Advanced Nursing. 2013, 69(7): 1584-1594.

2012

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

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.

 

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