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Table 1 Timing of assessments

From: A randomized controlled trial of tea tree oil (5%) body wash versus standard body wash to prevent colonization with methicillin-resistant Staphylococcus aureus (MRSA) in critically ill adults: research protocol

  Baseline Day 1 to n Day n (ICU discharge) Hospital discharge
Inclusion/exclusion criteria *    
Demographics *    
APACHE II score *    
SOFA score * * *  
TISS score   * *  
Isolation * * *  
Steroid use * * *  
Antibiotic list * * *  
Invasive devices list * * *  
Colonisation data * * *  
Infection data * * *  
No. of cultures sent to laboratory * * *  
Adverse events   * *  
Whether neighbouring patient has MRSA   * *  
Standard groin swab *   *  
Standard nasal swab *   *  
PCR groin swab (Belfast HSCT) *    
PCR nasal swab (Belfast HSCT) *    
Details of wash * * *  
No of body wash bottles used   * *  
Duration of ventilation    *  
ICU length of stay    *  
ICU survival    *  
Hospital length of stay     *
Hospital survival     *
Discharge location     *
  1. APACHE II – Acute Physiological & Chronic Health Evaluation II; HSCT – Health and Social Care Trust; ICU – Intensive Care Unit; MRSA – Methicillin-resistant Staphylococcus aureus; PCR – Polymerase chain reaction; SOFA – Sequential Organ Failure Assessment; TISS – Therapeutic Intervention Scoring System;