Usage of a Bundle Application Process in Decreasing Ventriculoperitoneal Shunt Infections

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

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

  • Publication Type: Article / Article
  • Volume: 30 Issue: 4
  • Publication Date: 2020
  • Doi Number: 10.5137/1019-5149.jtn.26864-19.3
  • Journal Indexes: Science Citation Index Expanded (SCI-EXPANDED), Scopus, EMBASE, MEDLINE, TR DİZİN (ULAKBİM)
  • Page Numbers: pp.550-556
  • Istanbul University Affiliated: Yes


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.