Educational Tool Available for Catheter-Associated Urinary Tract Infection Prevention

December 2009
Critical Care Nurse;Dec2009, Vol. 29 Issue 6, p10
Academic Journal
The article reports on the release of the educational tools about catheter-associated urinary tract infection (CAUTI) prevention by the Patient Safety Authority (PAS), an independent agency that analyzes and evaluates serious incidents in hospitals, in the U.S. CAUTI is considered as one the most commonly-acquired infections in the U.S. but can be prevented. Health care facilities aim to implement prevention practices and PSA recommends changes in health care practices and procedures.


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