Funding for this research was provided by:
Smith and Nephew (1800000028)
Received: 10 July 2018
Accepted: 28 January 2019
First Online: 13 February 2019
Ethics approval and consent to participate
: The research protocol has been approved by the Children’s Health Queensland Hospital and Health Service Human Research Ethics Committee (HREC/17/QRCH/279) as well as the University of Queensland Human Research Ethics Committees (2,018,000,335/HREC/17/QRCH/279). Written informed consent will be obtained from the legal guardians of all participants.
: Not applicable for a protocol manuscript. Investigators intend to present their results at national and international conferences, in addition to publishing them in peer-reviewed journals. Findings of note will be widely disseminated to relevant stakeholders.
: Smith & Nephew’s involvement in this study is limited to their financial support. They have not contributed to the design of this protocol, and will have no part in the collection, storage, analysis or publication of any data. Investigators will have exclusive access to final trial datasets.The lead researcher (CCF) has no financial interest in either the RENASYS TOUCH device or Smith & Nephew, and is a PhD student at the University of Queensland. BG, LC, SMM and RK declare that they have no conflicts of interest.
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