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Identifying challenges and stressors related to accessing central venous catheters (CVCs) for treatment infusions: a pilot study

The purpose of this research study is to improve safety measures and reduce stressors associated with lumen hub-clave seizures when caring for patients with CVCs. The primary outcome of the pilot study is to document the types and frequency of workarounds employed, current disinfection techniques, and the stressors of those caring for and accessing CVCs.

Age & Gender

  • 18 years ~ 99 years
  • Male, Female, Gender Inclusive

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Thank you for your interest, but this study is recruiting by invitation only.

North Carolina (Statewide)

Additional Study Information

Principal Investigator

Daniel Richardson

Study Type

Clinical or Medical

Study Topics

Stomach, Digestion and Gut Health
Eating, Nutrition, and Metabolism
Immune System/Infections
Mental and Emotional Health
Opinions and Perceptions
UNC or UNC Health employees

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