Intermittent catheterization with a hydrophilic-coated catheter delays urinary tract infections in acute spinal cord injury: A prospective, randomized, multicenter trial - Abstract

Department of Rehabilitation Medicine, University of Miami Miller School of Medicine, Miami, FL 33136.

Reduction of inappropriate urinary catheter use at a veterans affairs hospital through a multifaceted quality improvement project - Abstract

VA Medical Center Minneapolis, Minnesota.

Guideline for the prevention of health care-associated infection in urological practice in Japan - Abstract

Department of Urology, University of Occupational and Environmental Health, Kitakyushu, Japan.

National ambulatory antibiotic prescribing patterns for pediatric urinary tract infection, 1998-2007 - Abstract

University of California, San Francisco, Department of Urology, 400 Parnassus, A610, San Francisco, CA 94130.

Rapid detection of urinary tract infections using isotachophoresis and molecular beacons - Abstract

Department of Mechanical Engineering and Department of Urology, Stanford University, California 94305, United States.

Washout policies in long-term indwelling urinary catheterization in adults: A short version Cochrane Review - Abstract

Ailsa Hospital, NHS Ayrshire & Arran, Ayr, UK.

New 2012 National Patient Safety Goal - Catheter-associated urinary tract infection (CAUTI)

OAKBROOK TERRACE, IL USA (Press Release) - May 17, 2011 - The Joint Commission has approved one new National Patient Safety Goal for 2012 that focuses on catheter-associated urinary tract infection (CAUTI) for the hospital and critical access hospital accreditation programs.

Joint Commission approves CAUTI 2012 National Patient Safety Goal

EDGEWOOD, NM USA (Press Release) - May 27, 2011 - On May 17, 2011, the Joint Commission announced it had approved a new National Patient Safety Goal (NPSG) for 2012 for catheter-associated urinary tract infections (CAUTI).

Risk factors for urinary tract infection following incontinence surgery - Abstract

Department of OB/GYN, University Utah, Salt Lake City, UT, USA.

Treatment of urinary tract infection in persons with spinal cord injury: Guidelines, evidence, and clinical practice. A questionnaire-based survey and review of the literature - Abstract

Department of Neurourology, Schweizer Paraplegiker Zentrum, Nottwil, Lucerne, Switzerland.

Recommendations of the infectious disease committee of the French Association of Urology. Diagnosis, treatment and monitoring candiduria - Abstract

Service des maladies infectieuses et tropicales, CHU de Nîmes, groupe hospitalo-universitaire Caremeau, place du Professeur-Robert- Debré, 30029 Nîmes, France.

Candida urinary tract infections--treatment - Abstract

Section of Infectious Diseases, Medical College of Georgia, Augusta, Georgia, USA.

Novel management of urinary tract infections - Abstract

Department of Urology, Naval Medical Center, San Diego, California, USA.

AUA 2011 - Panel discussion: Recurrent UTIs in the female - Session Highlights

WASHINGTON, DC USA ( - Dr Toby Chai began the lecture noting that UTIs have a high prevalence in females.

Chronological change of antibiotic use and antibiotic resistance in Escherichia coli causing urinary tract infections - Abstract

Department of Urology, Akashi Municipal Hospital, Akashi, Japan.

Is removal of the stent at the end of 2 weeks helpful to reduce infectous or urologic complications after renal transplantation? - Abstract

Gulhane Military Medical Academy Department of General Surgery, Ankara, Turkey.

Long-term infection rates in diabetic patients implanted with antibiotic-impregnated versus nonimpregnated inflatable penile prostheses: 7-Year outcomes - Abstract

Division of Urology, University of Arizona, Tucson, AZ, USA.

Benchmarking of urinary tract infection rates: Experiences from the intensive care unit component of the German national nosocomial infections surveillance system - Abstract

Institute for Hygiene and Environmental Medicine, Charité University Medicine Berlin, Germany.

Feasibility of audit and feedback to reduce postoperative urinary catheter duration - Abstract

Division of Health Care Policy Research, University of Colorado Denver, School of Medicine, Denver, Colorado.

Preventing infection with long-term indwelling urinary catheters - Abstract

This article sets out to inform readers on the care and management of indwelling catheters.