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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

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


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.

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.


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.



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