Challenging CAUTI and Urinary Catheter Use Reduction in the Total Hip and Knee Replacement Patient
Anne Marie Schiavoni-Colucci, MA, Nursing Professional Development, Syosset Hospital, Merrick, New York, USA; Jeanine Woltmann, BS, Infection control, Syosset Hospital, Syosset, New York, USA
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