Journal article

The LIPPSMAck POP (Lung Infection Prevention Post Surgery - Major Abdominal - with Pre-Operative Physiotherapy) trial: study protocol for a multi-centre randomised controlled trial

Ianthe Boden, Laura Browning, Elizabeth H Skinner, Julie Reeve, Doa El-Ansary, Iain K Robertson, Linda Denehy

Trials | BIOMED CENTRAL LTD | Published : 2015


Funding Acknowledgements

This study is an investigator-initiated trial funded by research grants from the Clifford Craig Medical Research Trust, Launceston, Australia ($60,000 AUD), the University of Tasmania (virtual Tasmanian Academic Health Science Precinct), Tasmania, Australia ($50,000 AUD), Awhina Contestable Research Grant from the Waitemata District Health Board and Three Harbours Health Foundation, Auckland, New Zealand ($20,000 NZD), and sponsorship of the Department of Health and Human Services, Tasmania, to fund the Principal Investigator for the period of the trial (

50,000 AUD).