Lose the Tube: Preventing Catheter-Associated Urinary Tract Infections

Background: With the costs of health care rising in the US, a renewed focus on decreasing unnecessary utilization is crucial. Catheter-associated urinary tract infection (CAUTI) is a common and preventable cause of morbidity and mortality in hospitalized patients. Urinary catheter (UC) use is a risk factor for CAUTI. SHM and ABIM Choosing Wisely recommendation of … Continue reading Lose the Tube: Preventing Catheter-Associated Urinary Tract Infections