Cost effectiveness of antimicrobial catheters for adults requiring short-term catheterisation in hospital.

@article{Kilonzo2014CostEO,
  title={Cost effectiveness of antimicrobial catheters for adults requiring short-term catheterisation in hospital.},
  author={Mary M Kilonzo and Luke D. Vale and Robert S. Pickard and Thomas B. L. Lam and James N'Dow},
  journal={European urology},
  year={2014},
  volume={66 4},
  pages={615-8}
}
Catheter-associated urinary tract infection (CAUTI) is the second most common cause of hospital-acquired infection. A number of strategies have been put forward to prevent CAUTI, including the use of antimicrobial catheters. We aimed to assess whether the use of either a nitrofurazone-impregnated or a silver alloy-coated catheter was cost-effective compared… CONTINUE READING