Funding for this research was provided by:
New South Wales Workers’ Compensation Dust Disease Board
National Health and Medical Research Council
Received: 6 January 2022
Accepted: 16 May 2022
First Online: 27 June 2022
: The trial has been approved by the Sir Charles Gairdner and Osborne Park Health Care Group (HREC) for WA Health hospitals, Northern and St Vincent’s (Melbourne) Hospitals, Victoria; Royal Adelaide Hospital, South Australia; St George, Westmead, John Hunter, the Sutherland and Concord Repatriation General Hospitals, New South Wales; Sunshine Coast University and The Prince Charles Hospitals, Queensland; University Health Network Research Ethics Board for Toronto General Hospital, Canada; St John of God Health Care Human Research Ethics Committee for Midland and Murdoch Hospitals, Western Australia; Health and Disability Ethics Committees for Wellington Hospital, New Zealand; Hollywood Private Hospital Research Ethics Committee for Hollywood Private Hospital, WA. All participants will sign a consent form prior to enrolment in the study, including consent for publication of the anonymised data. A model consent form is available on request.
: Rocket Medical (UK) Plc has provided free drainage kits and an unrestricted educational grant for previous clinical trials led by YCGL but was not involved in the conception, design, or management of the study, the protocol, the statistical analysis, or the plan for dissemination. NAM reports grants from BD Carefusion, personal fees from BD Carefusion, and personal fees from Cook Medical, outside the submitted work.