Intravesicular pressure monitoring does not cause urinary tract infection

@article{Cheatham2006IntravesicularPM,
  title={Intravesicular pressure monitoring does not cause urinary tract infection},
  author={Michael Lee Cheatham and Scott G. Sagraves and Jeffery L. Johnson and Mark W. White},
  journal={Intensive Care Medicine},
  year={2006},
  volume={32},
  pages={1640-1643}
}
To determine whether intravesicular pressure monitoring using a closed system increases the risk of nosocomial urinary tract infection. Retrospective chart and database review. Surgical/trauma intensive care units of a regional level-I trauma center. 3108 critically ill patients of which 122 patients underwent intravesicular pressure monitoring. Severity-adjusted urinary tract infection rates were compared among patients with and without intravesicular pressure monitoring. Over a 24-month… CONTINUE READING
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Intravesicular pressure monitoring does not increase the risk of urinary tract or systemic infection

  • SG Sagraves, ML Cheatham, JL Johnson, MW White, EFJ Block, LD Nelson
  • Crit Care Med
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