R(3) Report | Requirement, rationale, reference

BERKELEY, CA ( - Published for Joint Commission accredited organizations and interested health care professionals, R3 Report provides the rationale and references that The Joint Commission employs in the development of new requirements.

New R(3) report examines catheter-associated urinary tract infections

OAK BROOK, IL USA (Press Release) - September 28, 2011 - An estimated 450,000 catheter-associated urinary tract infections occur annually in hospitals and represent the leading cause of health care-associated infection in hospitals.

Urinary tract infection as a risk factor for autoimmune liver disease: From bench to bedside - Abstract

Liver Immunopathology, Institute of Liver Studies and Liver Unit, King's College London School of Medicine at King's College Hospital, Denmark Hill Campus, London SE5 9RS, UK.

Prevalence and risk factors for quinolone resistance among Escherichia coli strains isolated from males with community febrile urinary tract infection - Abstract

Emergency Department, Fundació Hospital de l´Esperit Sant, C/Avinguda Mossen Pons i Rabadà s/n, 08923, Santa Coloma Gramenet, Barcelona, Spain.

Beyond the Abstract - Prevalence and risk factors for quinolone resistance among Escherichia coli strains isolated from males with community febrile urinary tract infection, by Alex Smithson, PhD

BERKELEY, CA ( - E. coli is responsible for the vast majority of febrile urinary tract infections (FUTI) in men.

Effects of subinhibitory concentrations of ciprofloxacin on staphylococcus saprophyticus adherence and virulence in urinary tract infections - Abstract

Department of Surgery (Division of Urology), University of Western Ontario, London, Ontario, Canada.

Do general practitioners follow the national guidelines for treating urinary tract infections with antibiotics? - Abstract

Incorrect use of antibiotics is a major public health concern both nationally and globally due to the development of antibiotic resistance.

Epidemiology, treatment and prevention of healthcare-associated urinary tract infections - Abstract

Department of Urology, University Giessen, Giessen, Germany

Update in adult urinary tract infection - Abstract

Department of Internal Medicine and Medical Microbiology, University of Manitoba, Health Sciences Centre, Room GG443-820 Sherbrook Street, Winnipeg, MB, R3A 1R9, Canada.

The changing pattern of antimicrobial resistance within 42 033 Escherichia coli isolates from nosocomial, community and urology patient-specific urinary tract infections, Dublin, 1999-2009 - Abstract

Departments of Urology and Microbiology, AMNCH, Dublin, Ireland.

Urinary tract infections in patients admitted to rehabilitation from acute care settings: A descriptive research study - Abstract

Scripps Memorial Hospital Rehabilitation Center, Encinitas, CA, USA.

Treatment duration of febrile urinary tract infections - Abstract

Department of Infectious Diseases, Leiden University Medical Center, Postbox 9600, 2300 RC, Leiden, The Netherlands.

Recurrent urinary tract infections in kidney transplant recipients - Abstract

Division of Infectious Diseases, Wayne State University School of Medicine, 3990 John R, Suite 5930, Detroit, MI, 48201, USA.

Introducing a population-based outcome measure to evaluate the effect of interventions to reduce catheter-associated urinary tract infection - Abstract

St. John Hospital and Medical Center, and Wayne State University School of Medicine, Detroit, MI.

Molecular epidemiology of extraintestinal pathogenic Escherichia coli isolates from a regional cohort of elderly patients highlights the prevalence of ST131 strains with increased antimicrobial resistance in both community and hospital care settings - Abs

Pathogen Research Group, Nottingham Trent University, Clifton Lane, Nottingham NG11 8NS, UK.

Urinary tract infections in patients with spinal cord injuries - Abstract

Department of Urology - P6, Ghent University Hospital, De Pintelaan 185, 9000, Ghent, Belgium.

Urinary tract infections in the elderly population - Abstract

Department of Pharmacy Practice, School of Pharmacy, Bouvé College of Health Sciences, Northeastern University, Boston, Massachusetts.

Biofilm formation and virulence of uropathogenic Escherichia coli in urine after consumption of cranberry-lingonberry juice - Abstract

Department of Pediatrics, University of Oulu, P.O. Box 5000, 90014, Oulu, Finland.

Micropatterned surfaces for reducing the risk of catheter-associated urinary tract infection: An in vitro study on the effect of Sharklet micropatterned surfaces to inhibit bacterial colonization and migration of uropathogenic Escherichia coli - Abstract

Sharklet Technologies Inc, Aurora, Colorado.

A multicenter case-control study of diagnostic tests for urinary tract infection in the presence of urolithiasis - Abstract

Department of Emergency Medicine, School of Medicine, Kocaeli University, 41380, Kocaeli, Turkey.