Intensive care unit-acquired urinary tract infections in a regional critical care system

@article{Laupland2005IntensiveCU,
  title={Intensive care unit-acquired urinary tract infections in a regional critical care system},
  author={Kevin B Laupland and Sean M Bagshaw and Daniel B. Gregson and Andrew W Kirkpatrick and Terry Ann Ross and Deirdre Leigh Church},
  journal={Critical Care},
  year={2005},
  volume={9},
  pages={R60 - R65}
}
INTRODUCTION Few studies have evaluated urinary tract infections (UTIs) specifically acquired within intensive care units (ICUs), and the effect of such infections on patient outcome is unclear. The objectives of this study were to describe the occurrence, microbiology, and risk factors for acquiring UTIs in the ICU and to determine whether these infections independently increase mortality. METHODS A surveillance cohort study was conducted among all adults admitted to multi-system and… CONTINUE READING
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