Physician Awareness of the Presence of Foleys Catheters in Patients Hospitalized in a Community Teaching Hospital

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Background: Urinary tract infections are one of the commonest nosocomial infections associated with increased morbidity and mortality as well as increase in health care cost. Catheter-associated Urinary tract Infections (CAUTI) play a pivotal role in nosocomial urinary tract infections. Lack of awareness among the physicians on the presence of Foleys… (More)

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