Usage of a Bundle Application Process in Decreasing Ventriculoperitoneal Shunt Infections


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Ates N. , Kafadar A., AYGÜN G., Yildirim A.

TURKISH NEUROSURGERY, vol.30, no.4, pp.550-556, 2020 (Journal Indexed in SCI) identifier identifier identifier

  • Publication Type: Article / Article
  • Volume: 30 Issue: 4
  • Publication Date: 2020
  • Doi Number: 10.5137/1019-5149.jtn.26864-19.3
  • Title of Journal : TURKISH NEUROSURGERY
  • Page Numbers: pp.550-556
  • Keywords: Ventriculoperitoneal shunt, Infection, Nursing, Bundle application, Skin antisepsis, SURGICAL SITE INFECTION, POVIDONE-IODINE, CHLORHEXIDINE, PREVENTION, INTERVENTIONS, FACILITATORS, ANTISEPSIS, REDUCTION, EFFICACY, BARRIERS

Abstract

AIM: To determine the effect of using three concurrent measures (2% chlorhexidine gluconate +70% alcohol for skin cleaning, changing the dressing every 48hours, and observing the operating room) for patients who had venriculoperitoneal shunt (VPS) implantations on the infection rate.