CAUTI

Emergence and prevention measures for multidrug resistant Pseudomonas aeruginosa in catheter-associated urinary tract infection in spinal cord injury patients - Abstract

Objective: To evaluate measures for preventing multidrug resistant Pseudomonas aeruginosa (MDRP) in catheter-associated urinary tract infection (CAUTI) in spinal cord injury patients.

Evaluation of an intervention program to prevent hospital-acquired catheter-associated urinary tract infections in an ICU in a rural Egypt hospital - Abstract

AIM: Catheter associated urinary tract infections (CAUTI) are the most common hospital-acquired infection in ICUs.

Toward eliminating catheter-associated urinary tract infections in an academic health center - Abstract

BACKGROUND: Eliminating catheter-associated urinary tract infections (CAUTI) is at the forefront of quality improvement and cost reduction for payers and hospitals alike.

An EBP mentor and unit-based EBP team: A strategy for successful implementation of a practice change to reduce catheter-associated urinary tract infections - Abstract

This column shares the best evidence-based strategies and innovative ideas on how to facilitate the implementing of EBP principles and processes by clinicians as well as nursing and interprofessional students.

Usability and impact of a computerized clinical decision support intervention designed to reduce urinary catheter utilization and catheter-associated urinary tract infections - Abstract

Objective: To evaluate the usability and effectiveness of a computerized clinical decision support (CDS) intervention aimed at reducing the duration of urinary tract catheterizations.

Reducing catheter-associated urinary tract infections: A quality-improvement initiative - Abstract

BACKGROUND: Catheter-associated urinary tract infections (CAUTIs) are among the most common health care-associated infections in the United States, yet little is known about the prevention and epidemiology of pediatric CAUTIs.

Penn study: Electronic alerts significantly reduce catheter-associated urinary tract infections

PHILADELPHIA, PA USA (Press Release) - August 22, 2014 - A Penn Medicine team has found that targeted automated alerts in electronic health records significantly reduce urinary tract infections in hospital patients with urinary catheters. In addition, when the design of the alert was simplified, the rate of improvement dramatically increased.

Health care-associated infection prevention in Japan: The role of safety culture - Abstract

BACKGROUND: Limited data exist on the use of infection prevention practices in Japan.

Risk factors for catheter-associated urinary tract infection in Italian elderly - Abstract

BACKGROUND: Catheter-associated urinary tract infections (CAUTIs) are the most common cause of hospital-acquired infections, especially in elderly patients.

A point prevalence cross-sectional study of healthcare-associated urinary tract infections in six Australian hospitals - Abstract

OBJECTIVES: Urinary tract infections (UTIs) account for over 30% of healthcare-associated infections.

Effectiveness of cleaning or disinfecting the urinary meatus before urinary catheterization: A systematic review - Abstract

The urinary tract infections associated with catheterization are very common in hospital and home care contexts.

Catheter associated urinary tract infections - Abstract

Urinary tract infection attributed to the use of an indwelling urinary catheter is one of the most common infections acquired by patients in health care facilities.

Strategies for prevention of urinary tract infections in neurogenic bladder dysfunction - Abstract

In this article, the problem of urinary tract infections (UTIs) after spinal cord injury and disorders is defined, the relationship of bladder management to UTIs is discussed, and mechanical and medical strategies for UTI prevention in spinal cord injury and disorders are described.

Infection prevention practices in Swedish emergency departments: Results from a cross-sectional survey - Abstract

OBJECTIVE: Healthcare-associated infections (HAIs) are a leading cause of preventable morbidity and mortality.

Switching to an antimicrobial solution for skin cleansing before urinary catheterisation - Abstract

Catheter-associated urinary tract infections (CAUTIs) are a cause of considerable concern and any measures which can be taken to potentially reduce the rate of CAUTIs should be given careful consideration.

Cost effectiveness of antimicrobial catheters for adults requiring short-term catheterisation in hospital - Abstract

Catheter-associated urinary tract infection (CAUTI) is the second most common cause of hospital-acquired infection.

Multicenter cohort study to assess the impact of a silver-alloy and hydrogel-coated urinary catheter on symptomatic catheter-associated urinary tract infections - Abstract

PURPOSE: The purpose of this study was to determine the effect of a silver-alloy hydrogel catheter on symptomatic catheter-associated urinary tract infections (CAUTIs).

Evaluation of environmental scanning electron microscopy for analysis of Proteus mirabilis crystalline biofilms in situ on urinary catheters - Abstract

Proteus mirabilis is a common cause of catheter-associated urinary tract infections and frequently leads to blockage of catheters due to crystalline biofilm formation.

Changes in the incidence of health care-associated pathogens at a university hospital from 2005 to 2011 - Abstract

BACKGROUND: Data on health care-associated infections (HAIs) outside of intensive care units (ICU) are scarce.

Catheter-associated urinary tract infection prevention in the oncology population: An evidence-based approach - Abstract

Urinary catheters have been attributed to almost half of all healthcare-associated infections.

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