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The safe insertion of peripheral intravenous catheters: a mixed methods descriptive study of the availability of the equipment needed.

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UNLABELLED: BACKGROUND: Intravenous cannulation is undertaken in a high proportion of hospitalised patients. Much international attention has been given to the use of care bundles to reduce the incidence of infection in these patients. However, less attention has been given to the systems required to ensure availability of the equipment needed to support these care bundles. Our objectives were to assess how reliably the equipment recommended for a peripheral intravenous care bundle was avail...

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10.1186/2047-2994-1-15

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Institution:
University of Oxford
Division:
MSD
Department:
Experimental Psychology
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Author
Journal:
Antimicrobial resistance and infection control More from this journal
Volume:
1
Issue:
1
Pages:
15
Publication date:
2012-01-01
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EISSN:
2047-2994
ISSN:
2047-2994
Language:
English
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pubs:450402
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uuid:f6071f20-32a2-449e-b42b-430d8b7ae83b
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pubs:450402
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450402
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2014-02-27

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