Evidence-based strategies for successful catheter-associated urinary tract infection reduction hospital-wide: Nurse-driven protocol
Review TypeAbstract Review Only: Reviewed by Event Host
Repository Posting Date2020-09-11T18:53:13Z
Author DetailsJean McHugh, PhD, RN, APRN-BC, College of Nursing, SUNY Downstate Health Sciences University, Brooklyn, New York, USA
Lead Author Sigma AffliationNon-member
Level of EvidenceN/A
Catheter-Associated Urinary Tract Infections (CAUTIs) frequently occur in hospitals and are associated with increased length of stay, high costs of care, patient discomfort, and at times, mortality. Implementing evidence-based CAUTI reduction strategies hospital-wide is critical for CAUTI reduction and prevention of avoidable harm during hospitalization.
Conference Name31st International Nursing Research Congress
Conference HostSigma Theta Tau International
Conference LocationVirtual Event
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