Antiseptic Randomised Controlled Trial for Insertion of Catheters: The efficacy and safety of two topical antiseptic solutions for skin disinfection prior to percutaneous central venous catheter insertion in preterm neonates: a feasibility study
Trial started: 2015
Trial ended: 2019
NPEU role: Input into trial design and oversight (advice on randomisation, database development/management, regulatory functions and statistical analysis), data analysis. Study led by Norfolk and Norwich University Hospitals NHS Foundation Trust.
Clarke P, Craig JV, Wain J, Tremlett C, Linsell L, Bowler U, et al. Safety and efficacy of 2% chlorhexidine gluconate aqueous versus 2% chlorhexidine gluconate in 70% isopropyl alcohol for skin disinfection prior to percutaneous central venous catheter insertion in preterm neonates: the ARCTIC randomised-controlled feasibility trial protocol. BMJ open. 2019;9(2):e028022