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July 2012
Primary Health Care;Jul2012, Vol. 22 Issue 6, p14
Academic Journal
The article offers research news briefs as of July 2012. A Research showing that 80 percent of urinary tract infections are catheter associated urinary tract infections (CAUTI). A review reporting seven studies showing significant association between planned, early catheter removal and decreased incidence of CAUTI regardless of healthcare setting and practice differences. A study favoring the use of silver alloy catheters over uncoated catheters as it reduces bacterial colonization.


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