Science Alert: The end of CAUTI = the end of indwelling urinary catheter use?

Posted by Maria Åberg Håkansson, May 17, 2017

Catheter-associated urinary tract infection (CAUTI) is the most common healthcare-associated infection and it has major cost implications for health services. It is a highly researched field with several new studies published every month covering prevention strategies and interventions.

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Topics: Science Alert, Clean Intermittent Catheterization (CIC), Catheter-associated UTI (CAUTI)

Science Alert: Prevention of CAUTI - Restricted indwelling catheter use

Posted by Maria Åberg Håkansson, February 7, 2017

Catheter-associated urinary tract infection (CAUTI) is a hassle and a great contributor to the wide spread of antibiotic resistant bacteria. Recent research shows that inappropriate use of urethral indwelling catheters in hospitals is one main reason behind CAUTIs.

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Topics: Science Alert, Catheter-associated UTI (CAUTI)