Primary studies conducted by Ofstead

  • Tools and Methods for Assessing Reprocessing Practices and Endoscope Contamination
    • Phase II conducted in 2013
    • Research Partner: Mayo Clinic
    • Study Sponsor: 3M Company
  • Tools for Assessing Reprocessing Practices and Endoscope Contamination
    • Phase I conducted in 2013
    • Research Partner: Mayo Clinic
    • Study Sponsor: 3M Company
    • Submitted to Infection Control & Hospital Epidemiology
  • Worksite Influenza Vaccination Study
  • Clinical Evaluation and Assessment of Endoscope Reprocessing (CLEANR) Study
    • Study conducted in 2008-2009
    • Research Partners: 5 institutions in the United States
    • Study Sponsor: Advanced Sterilization Products (a Johnson & Johnson Company)
    • Published in Gastroenterology Nursing
  • Nurses’ Decision-Making about Influenza Vaccination
  • Partners in Advancing Care and Education Solutions (PACES) Study on Diabetes Care
    • Study conducted in 2003-2006 (statistical analysis by Ofstead)
    • Research Partner: International Diabetes Center
    • Study Sponsors: Novartis Pharmaceuticals Corporation and St. Louis Diabetes Coalition
    • Published in Population Health Management
  • Influenza Vaccination Among Registered Nurses: The Influenza Prevention Survey
  • Advanced Insulin Management Program
    • Study conducted in 2002-2006 (statistical analysis by Ofstead)
    • Research Partner: International Diabetes Center
    • Study Sponsors: Eli Lilly and Company, Roche Diagnostics, and Disetronic Medical Systems, Inc.
    • Published in Population Health Management
  • Effectiveness of an Antimicrobial Central Venous Catheter
    • Study conducted in 2000-2003 (statistical analysis by Ofstead)
    • Research Partners: 10 large academic medical centers
    • Study Sponsors: Edwards Lifesciences and Duke University
    • Published in Journal of Hospital Infection