CAUTI

Using electronic medical records to increase the efficiency of catheter-associated urinary tract infection surveillance for National Health and Safety Network reporting - Abstract

BACKGROUND: Streamlining health care-associated infection surveillance is essential for health care facilities owing to the continuing increases in reporting requirements.

Emergence of extended-spectrum β-lactamase-producing Escherichia coli in catheter-associated urinary tract infection in neurogenic bladder patients - Abstract

BACKGROUND: Catheter-associated urinary tract infection (CAUTI) is a common clinic problem.

Introducing a catheter-associated urinary tract infection (CAUTI) prevention guide to patient safety (GPS) - Abstract

Catheter-associated urinary tract infection, 1 of the hospital-acquired conditions targeted for reduction by the US government, is challenging to prevent.

Lock-out valve to decrease catheter-associated urinary tract infections - Abstract

Patients with long-term indwelling urinary catheters are at an increased risk for urinary tract infection due to bacteriuria.

Diagnosis, management, and prevention of catheter-associated urinary tract infections - Abstract

Catheter-associated urinary tract infection (CAUTI) is common, costly, and causes significant patient morbidity.

Catheter use and infection reduction in plastic surgery - Abstract

BACKGROUND: Catheter-associated urinary tract infections (CAUTI) are the most common hospital-associated infection and can result in increased health care costs, morbidity and even mortality.

Type 1 fimbriae contribute to catheter-associated urinary tract infections caused by Escherichia coli - Abstract

Biofilm formation on catheters is thought to contribute to persistence of catheter-associated urinary tract infections (CAUTI), which represent the most frequent nosocomial infections.

Catheter-associated urinary tract infection: A successful prevention effort employing a multipronged initiative at an academic medical center - Abstract

An interdisciplinary clinical improvement workgroup was formed at this academic medical center with the goal of reducing catheter-associated urinary tract infections (CAUTIs).

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