Date of Award

12-1-2013

Degree Type

Thesis

Degree Name

Master of Science

Department

Graduate School of Biomedical Sciences

First Advisor

Xiangrong Shi

Abstract

Omiwade, Oluwatoke., Efficacy of Alcohol-Impregnated Port Protectors on Central Line- Associated Blood Stream Infections in Intensive Care Units. Master of Science (Clinical Research Management), May, 2014, 52pp, 8 tables and 23 references. This research project focused on assessing the effectiveness of alcohol-impregnated port protectors (A-IPP) in reducing infection rate among the patients having central venous catheters in selected intensive care units. Infection rate data was obtained from the department of Infection Control at Baylor All Saints Hospital at Fort Worth. A comparison was made between the infection rates before and after the use of A-IPP. Overall, the risk of infection is extremely low (

Comments

Omiwade, Oluwatoke., Efficacy of Alcohol-Impregnated Port Protectors on Central Line- Associated Blood Stream Infections in Intensive Care Units. Master of Science (Clinical Research Management), May, 2014, 52pp, 8 tables and 23 references. Available World Wide December 2015.

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