Impact of flushing with aseptic non-touch technique using pre-filled flush or manually prepared syringes on central venous catheter occlusion and bloodstream infections in pediatric hemato-oncology patients: A randomized controlled study


ÖZALP GERÇEKER G., ARDAHAN SEVGİLİ S., YARDIMCI F.

EUROPEAN JOURNAL OF ONCOLOGY NURSING, vol.33, pp.78-84, 2018 (SCI-Expanded) identifier identifier identifier

  • Publication Type: Article / Article
  • Volume: 33
  • Publication Date: 2018
  • Doi Number: 10.1016/j.ejon.2018.02.002
  • Journal Name: EUROPEAN JOURNAL OF ONCOLOGY NURSING
  • Journal Indexes: Science Citation Index Expanded (SCI-EXPANDED), Social Sciences Citation Index (SSCI), Scopus
  • Page Numbers: pp.78-84
  • Keywords: Central venous catheter, Pediatric hemato-oncology, Flushing, Single-use prefilled flush syringes, Aseptic non-touch technique, CLABSI, Occlusion, HEMATOLOGY-ONCOLOGY PATIENTS, 0.9-PERCENT SODIUM-CHLORIDE, MAINTENANCE CARE BUNDLE, VASCULAR ACCESS DEVICES, THROMBOTIC COMPLICATIONS, UPDATED-GUIDELINES, COST-EFFECTIVENESS, CONTROLLED-TRIAL, CLINICAL IMPACT, NORMAL SALINE
  • Dokuz Eylül University Affiliated: Yes

Abstract

Purpose: To compare standardized flushing methods with aseptic non-touch technique; (1) Manually prepared syringes (2) Single-use prefilled flush syringes.