Trends in catheter-associated urinary tract infections in adult intensive care units-United States, 1990-2007.

@article{Burton2011TrendsIC,
  title={Trends in catheter-associated urinary tract infections in adult intensive care units-United States, 1990-2007.},
  author={Deron C. Burton and Jonathan R. Edwards and Arjun Srinivasan and Scott K. Fridkin and Carolyn V. Gould},
  journal={Infection control and hospital epidemiology},
  year={2011},
  volume={32 8},
  pages={748-56}
}
BACKGROUND Over the past 2 decades, multiple interventions have been developed to prevent catheter-associated urinary tract infections (CAUTIs). The CAUTI prevention guidelines of the Healthcare Infection Control Practices Advisory Committee were recently revised. OBJECTIVE To examine changes in rates of CAUTI events in adult intensive care units (ICUs) in the United States from 1990 through 2007. METHODS Data were reported to the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) through the… CONTINUE READING