Do vascular access teams reduce intravenous device failure rates?

Carr PJ, Higgins NS, Cooke ML, Mihala G, Rickard CM. Vascular access specialist teams for device insertion and prevention of failure (Protocol). Cochrane Database of Systematic Reviews 2014, Issue 12. Art. No.: CD011429. DOI: 10.1002/14651858.CD011429

This is the protocol for a review and there is no abstract. The objectives are as follows:

To evaluate studies that describe or analyse (or both) the efficacy of VAST compared with generalist models with regard to insertion success, device failure and cost-effectiveness.

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