Claire M Rickard

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Affiliation: Griffith University
Country: Australia

Publications

  1. pmc Routine resite of peripheral intravenous devices every 3 days did not reduce complications compared with clinically indicated resite: a randomised controlled trial
    Claire M Rickard
    Research Centre for Clinical and Community Practice Innovation, Griffith University, 170 Kessels Rd, Nathan QLD 4111, Australia
    BMC Med 8:53. 2010
  2. doi Routine versus clinically indicated replacement of peripheral intravenous catheters: a randomised controlled equivalence trial
    Claire M Rickard
    Research Centre for Clinical and Community Practice Innovation, Griffith Health Institute, Griffith University, Nathan, QLD, Australia
    Lancet 380:1066-74. 2012
  3. ncbi The relationship between intravenous infusate colonisation and fluid container hang time
    Claire M Rickard
    Research Centre for Clinical and Community Practice Innovation, Griffith University, Nathan, QLD, Australia
    J Clin Nurs 18:3022-8. 2009
  4. doi Supporting academic publication: evaluation of a writing course combined with writers' support group
    Claire M Rickard
    Griffith University, Research Centre for Clinical and Community Practice Innovation, School of Nursing and Midwifery, Nathan Campus, Nathan, Queensland 4111, Australia
    Nurse Educ Today 29:516-21. 2009
  5. doi Statistics for clinical nursing practice: an introduction
    Claire M Rickard
    Research Centre for Clinical and Community Practice Innovation, and School of Nursing and Midwifery, Griffith University, Nathan, QLD 4111, Australia
    Aust Crit Care 21:216-9. 2008
  6. doi Commentary on Spilsbury K, Petherick E, Cullum N, Nelson A, Nixon J & Mason S (2008) The role and potential contribution of clinical research nurses to clinical trials. Journal of Clinical Nursing 17, 549-557
    Claire M Rickard
    Research Centre for Clinical and Community Practice Innovation, Griffith University, Brisbane, QLD, Australia
    J Clin Nurs 17:2664-6. 2008
  7. ncbi Towards improved organisational support for nurses working in research roles in the clinical setting: a mixed method investigation
    Claire M Rickard
    NHMRC Centre for Research Excellence in Nursing Interventions for Hospitalised Patients, Griffith Health Institute, Nathan Campus N48, QLD 4111, Australia
    Collegian 18:165-76. 2011
  8. ncbi Job satisfaction and importance for intensive care unit research coordinators: results from binational survey
    Claire M Rickard
    Research Centre for Practice Innovation, Griffith University, QLD, Australia
    J Clin Nurs 16:1640-50. 2007
  9. ncbi Intensive care research coordinators: who are they and what do they do? Results of a binational survey
    Claire M Rickard
    School of Nursing and Midwifery, University of Tasmania, Australia
    Dimens Crit Care Nurs 25:234-42. 2006
  10. ncbi Central venous catheters: a survey of ICU practices
    Claire M Rickard
    School of Nursing, Queensland University of Technology, Brisbane, Queensland, Australia
    J Adv Nurs 48:247-56. 2004

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Publications32

  1. pmc Routine resite of peripheral intravenous devices every 3 days did not reduce complications compared with clinically indicated resite: a randomised controlled trial
    Claire M Rickard
    Research Centre for Clinical and Community Practice Innovation, Griffith University, 170 Kessels Rd, Nathan QLD 4111, Australia
    BMC Med 8:53. 2010
    ..The aim of this study was to compare the impact of peripheral IVD 'routine resite' with 'removal on clinical indication' on IVD complications in a general hospital without an IV team...
  2. doi Routine versus clinically indicated replacement of peripheral intravenous catheters: a randomised controlled equivalence trial
    Claire M Rickard
    Research Centre for Clinical and Community Practice Innovation, Griffith Health Institute, Griffith University, Nathan, QLD, Australia
    Lancet 380:1066-74. 2012
    ..The effectiveness of the practice is not well established. Our hypothesis was that clinically indicated catheter replacement is of equal benefit to routine replacement...
  3. ncbi The relationship between intravenous infusate colonisation and fluid container hang time
    Claire M Rickard
    Research Centre for Clinical and Community Practice Innovation, Griffith University, Nathan, QLD, Australia
    J Clin Nurs 18:3022-8. 2009
    ..To examine the level of microbial colonisation in intravenous fluids after 24 hours of use in an acute care setting to determine the necessity of changing infusate bags on a time-related basis...
  4. doi Supporting academic publication: evaluation of a writing course combined with writers' support group
    Claire M Rickard
    Griffith University, Research Centre for Clinical and Community Practice Innovation, School of Nursing and Midwifery, Nathan Campus, Nathan, Queensland 4111, Australia
    Nurse Educ Today 29:516-21. 2009
    ..Writing for publication is a skill that can be learned. The evaluated model of a formal writing course, followed by informal monthly group support meetings, can effectively increase publication rates...
  5. doi Statistics for clinical nursing practice: an introduction
    Claire M Rickard
    Research Centre for Clinical and Community Practice Innovation, and School of Nursing and Midwifery, Griffith University, Nathan, QLD 4111, Australia
    Aust Crit Care 21:216-9. 2008
    ..This article is the first in a series that guides critical care nurses through statistical terms and concepts relevant to their practice...
  6. doi Commentary on Spilsbury K, Petherick E, Cullum N, Nelson A, Nixon J & Mason S (2008) The role and potential contribution of clinical research nurses to clinical trials. Journal of Clinical Nursing 17, 549-557
    Claire M Rickard
    Research Centre for Clinical and Community Practice Innovation, Griffith University, Brisbane, QLD, Australia
    J Clin Nurs 17:2664-6. 2008
  7. ncbi Towards improved organisational support for nurses working in research roles in the clinical setting: a mixed method investigation
    Claire M Rickard
    NHMRC Centre for Research Excellence in Nursing Interventions for Hospitalised Patients, Griffith Health Institute, Nathan Campus N48, QLD 4111, Australia
    Collegian 18:165-76. 2011
    ..Institution-wide studies of issues related to research nurses are lacking, thus hampering the design and implementation of effective organisational frameworks to support and develop these positions...
  8. ncbi Job satisfaction and importance for intensive care unit research coordinators: results from binational survey
    Claire M Rickard
    Research Centre for Practice Innovation, Griffith University, QLD, Australia
    J Clin Nurs 16:1640-50. 2007
    ..To measure Intensive Care Unit Research coordinator job satisfaction and importance and to identify priorities for role development...
  9. ncbi Intensive care research coordinators: who are they and what do they do? Results of a binational survey
    Claire M Rickard
    School of Nursing and Midwifery, University of Tasmania, Australia
    Dimens Crit Care Nurs 25:234-42. 2006
    ..Most research coordinators were highly qualified and experienced nurses who undertake pharmaceutical trials, multicenter projects, departmental medical and nursing research, audits and data registries, and their own projects...
  10. ncbi Central venous catheters: a survey of ICU practices
    Claire M Rickard
    School of Nursing, Queensland University of Technology, Brisbane, Queensland, Australia
    J Adv Nurs 48:247-56. 2004
    ..This paper describes the current infection control practices for CVC care and compares these to evidence-based practice guidelines...
  11. doi Optimal timing for intravascular administration set replacement
    Amanda J Ullman
    NHMRC Centre of Research Excellence in Nursing, Centre for Health Practice Innovation, Griffith Health Institute, Griffith University, 170 Kessels Road, Brisbane, Queensland, Australia, 4111
    Cochrane Database Syst Rev 9:CD003588. 2013
    ..The rate of infection may be increased or decreased by routine replacement of administration sets. This review was originally published in 2005 and was updated in 2012...
  12. doi Clinically-indicated replacement versus routine replacement of peripheral venous catheters
    Joan Webster
    Centre for Clinical Nursing, Royal Brisbane andWomen s Hospital, Brisbane, Australia
    Cochrane Database Syst Rev 4:CD007798. 2013
    ..Costs associated with routine replacement may be considerable. This is an update of a review first published in 2010...
  13. doi Risk factors for peripheral intravenous catheter failure: a multivariate analysis of data from a randomized controlled trial
    Marianne C Wallis
    School of Nursing and Midwifery, University of the Sunshine Coast, Sippy Downs, Queensland, Australia
    Infect Control Hosp Epidemiol 35:63-8. 2014
    ..To assess the relative importance of independent risk factors for peripheral intravenous catheter (PIVC) failure...
  14. doi Influence of insertion site on central venous catheter colonization and bloodstream infection rates
    John R Gowardman
    Department of Intensive Care Medicine, Royal Brisbane and Woman s Hospital, Herston, Brisbane, QLD 4029, Australia
    Intensive Care Med 34:1038-45. 2008
    ..To compare colonization and catheter-related bloodstream infection (CR-BSI) rates among three insertion sites (subclavian, internal jugular, femoral) used for central venous catheter (CVC) placement...
  15. pmc Microbiological pattern of arterial catheters in the intensive care unit
    Li Zhang
    Research Centre for Clinical and Community Practice Innovation, Griffith University, Brisbane, QLD, Australia
    BMC Microbiol 10:266. 2010
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  16. doi Assessing core outcomes in graduates: psychometric evaluation of the Paediatric Intensive Care Unit-Nursing Knowledge and Skills Test
    Debbie A Long
    Paediatric Intensive Care Unit, Royal Children s Hospital, Herston, Brisbane, Australia NHMRC Centre for Research Excellence in Nursing NCREN, Centre for Health Practice Innovation, Griffith Health Institute, Griffith University, Nathan, Brisbane, Australia
    J Adv Nurs 70:698-708. 2014
    ..To develop and psychometrically test the Paediatric Intensive Care Unit-Nursing Knowledge and Skills Test - a multiple-choice test for measuring the key nursing knowledge and skills required for safe, competent practice...
  17. doi Cost-effectiveness analysis of clinically indicated versus routine replacement of peripheral intravenous catheters
    Haitham W Tuffaha
    Griffith Health Institute, Griffith University, Gold Coast, QLD, Australia
    Appl Health Econ Health Policy 12:51-8. 2014
    ..The current guidelines recommend routine catheter replacement every 72-96 h. This practice requires increasing healthcare resource use. The clinically indicated catheter replacement strategy is proposed as an alternative...
  18. doi Impact of microbial attachment on intravascular catheter-related infections
    Li Zhang
    Research Centre for Clinical and Community Practice Innovation, Griffith University, Brisbane, QLD 4111, Australia
    Int J Antimicrob Agents 38:9-15. 2011
    ..In addition, published theory and data regarding microbial colonisation and biofilm development specifically in IVCs are reviewed. More research is needed to explore mechanisms of IVC-BSI and to provide superior prevention strategies...
  19. pmc Reducing the risk of infection associated with vascular access devices through nanotechnology: a perspective
    Li Zhang
    Centre for Health Practice Innovation, Griffith Health Institute, Griffith University, QLD, Australia
    Int J Nanomedicine 8:4453-66. 2013
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  20. doi Prevention of central venous catheter infections: a survey of paediatric ICU nurses' knowledge and practice
    Amanda J Ullman
    NH and MRC Centre of Research Excellence in Nursing Interventions for Hospitalised Patients, Centre for Health Practice Innovation Griffith Health Institute, Griffith University, Nathan, QLD, Australia Paediatric Intensive Care Unit, Royal Children s Hospital, Herston, QLD, Australia Electronic address
    Nurse Educ Today 34:202-7. 2014
    ..Evidence-based recommendations for preventing catheter-related bloodstream infections are available, but it is unknown how widely these are known or practiced in the paediatric intensive care environment...
  21. doi A comparative assessment of two conservative methods for the diagnosis of catheter-related infection in critically ill patients
    John R Gowardman
    Intensive Care Unit, Royal Brisbane and Women s Hospital, Brisbane, QLD, Australia
    Intensive Care Med 39:109-16. 2013
    ..To assess the utility of two in situ techniques, differential time to positivity (DTP) and semiquantitative superficial cultures (SQSC) for diagnosing catheter-related bloodstream infection (CR-BSI) in critically ill adults...
  22. doi Infusion phlebitis assessment measures: a systematic review
    Gillian Ray-Barruel
    NHMRC Centre for Research Excellence in Nursing, Centre for Health Practice Innovation, Griffith Health Institute, Griffith University, Brisbane, Queensland, Australia
    J Eval Clin Pract 20:191-202. 2014
    ..The aim of this review was to identify the measures used in infusion phlebitis assessment and evaluate evidence regarding their reliability, validity, responsiveness and feasibility...
  23. doi Analysing the role of the PICU nurse to guide education of new graduate nurses
    Debbie A Long
    Paediatric Intensive Care Unit, Royal Children s Hospital, Herston Road, Herston, Brisbane, Queensland, Australia
    Nurse Educ Today 33:388-95. 2013
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  24. pmc Genome sequence of Staphylococcus epidermidis strain AU12-03, isolated from an intravascular catheter
    Li Zhang
    Research Centre for Clinical and Community Practice Innovation, Griffith University, Brisbane, Australia
    J Bacteriol 194:6639. 2012
    ..We report a draft genome sequence of Staphylococcus epidermidis AU12-03, isolated from an intravascular catheter tip...
  25. ncbi Routine changing of intravenous administration sets does not reduce colonization or infection in central venous catheters
    Claire M Rickard
    Royal Brisbane Hospital, Brisbane, Australia
    Infect Control Hosp Epidemiol 25:650-5. 2004
    ..To determine the effect of routine intravenous (IV) administration set changes on central venous catheter (CVC) colonization and catheter-related bacteremia...
  26. ncbi Gauze and tape and transparent polyurethane dressings for central venous catheters
    Joan Webster
    Centre for Clinical Nursing, Royal Brisbane and Women s Hospital, Level 2, Building 34, Butterfield Street, Brisbane, QLD, Australia, 4029
    Cochrane Database Syst Rev 11:CD003827. 2011
    ..Currently, it is not clear which type of dressing is the most appropriate...
  27. ncbi The best and worst aspects of the ICU research coordinator role
    Brigit L Roberts
    Department of Intensive Care, Sir Charles Gairdner Hospital, Nedlands, Western Australia, Australia
    Nurs Crit Care 11:128-35. 2006
    ..There have been anecdotal reports of the RC role in various speciality areas. However, limited research has been undertaken into the role, and only one study has been published from the intensive care setting...
  28. ncbi Multicentre study of delirium in ICU patients using a simple screening tool
    Brigit Roberts
    ICU, Sir Charles Gairdner Hospital, Perth, WA
    Aust Crit Care 18:6, 8-9, 11-4 passim. 2005
    ..An ICU-specific delirium assessment, such as the ICDSC, should be included in routine ICU observations to minimise under-diagnosis of this serious phenomenon...
  29. ncbi Patients' dreams in ICU: recall at two years post discharge and comparison to delirium status during ICU admission. A multicentre cohort study
    Brigit L Roberts
    Sir Charles Gairdner Hospital, Perth, Australia
    Intensive Crit Care Nurs 22:264-73. 2006
    ..49). A longer ICU stay was significantly associated with the experience of ICU dreaming. As many dreams are disturbing, we suggest providing information and counselling about delirium to patients who remain in ICU for longer periods...
  30. ncbi Factual memories of ICU: recall at two years post-discharge and comparison with delirium status during ICU admission--a multicentre cohort study
    Brigit L Roberts
    Sir Charles Gairdner Hospital, Perth, Australia
    J Clin Nurs 16:1669-77. 2007
    ..To examine the relationship between observed delirium in ICU and patients' recall of factual events up to two years after discharge...
  31. ncbi Is continuous infusion ceftriaxone better than once-a-day dosing in intensive care? A randomized controlled pilot study
    Jason A Roberts
    Royal Brisbane and Women s Hospital, Brisbane Australia
    J Antimicrob Chemother 59:285-91. 2007
    ..To compare the clinical and bacteriological outcome of critically ill patients with sepsis treated by ceftriaxone administered as a once-a-day intermittent bolus dose or by 24 h continuous infusion...
  32. doi Prospective study of peripheral arterial catheter infection and comparison with concurrently sited central venous catheters
    David Boon Chai Koh
    Launceston General Hospital, Tasmania, Australia
    Crit Care Med 36:397-402. 2008
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