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Journal Article

Evaluation of an evidence-based, nurse-driven checklist to prevent hospital-acquired catheter-associated urinary tract infections in intensive care units.

Fuchs MA, Sexton DJ, Thornlow DK, et al. Journal of nursing care quality. 2011;26:101-9.

Adoption of a nurse-driven checklist led to reductions in catheter days and catheter-associated urinary tract infections. A past AHRQ WebM&M perspective discussed solutions to preventing health care–acquired urinary tract infections.