Implementation of Evidence-based Strategies to Reduce Catheter-Associated Urinary Tract Infections among Hospitalized, Post-surgical Adults.
American journal of infection control
Several catheter-associated urinary tract infection (CAUTI) prevention interventions were successfully implemented and evaluated on a surgical unit in a community-based hospital. Sustainability of CAUTI prevention efforts requires daily communication between multidisciplinary staff. In our hospital, daily report on CAUTI events and indwelling catheters at a hospital-wide, multidisciplinary safety huddle contributed to an enhanced focus on CAUTI-prevention strategies and unit-level reduction in device use days and CAUTI rates.
Gauron, Georgia and Bigand, Teresa, "Implementation of Evidence-based Strategies to Reduce Catheter-Associated Urinary Tract Infections among Hospitalized, Post-surgical Adults." (2020). Articles, Abstracts, and Reports. 3974.