Guidelines and Reviews

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★Barsanti MC, Woeltje KF. Infection prevention in the intensive care unit. Infect Dis Clin North Am 2009;23(3):703-25.Abstract

★Conway LJ, Larson EL. Guidelines to prevent catheter-associated urinary tract infection: 1980 – 2010. Heart Lung, 2012;41 (3),271–283.  Abstract

★Geng V, Cobussen-Boekhorst H, Farrell J, Gea-Sánchez M, Pearce I, Schwennesen T, Vahr S, Vandewinkel C. Catheterisation: indwelling catheters in adults: urethral and suprapubic. Arnhem (The Netherlands): European Association of Urology Nurses (EAUN); 2012.  Accessed February 4, 2014.

Gould CV, Umscheid CA, Agarwal RK, Kuntz G, Pegues DA. Guideline for prevention of catheter-associated urinary tract infections 2009. Infect Control Hosp Epidemiol;31:319-26. Abstract

Guide to the Elimination of Catheter-Associated Urinary Tract Infections (CAUTIs): An APIC Guide. 2008.   Full text

Hooton TM, Bradley SF, Cardenas DD, et al. Diagnosis, prevention, and treatment of catheter-associated urinary tract infection in adults: 2009 International Clinical Practice Guidelines from the Infectious Diseases Society of America. Clin Infect Dis;50:625 -63.  Full text

★Leone M, Garnier F, Avidan M, Martin C. Catheter-associated urinary tract infections in intensive care units. Microbes Infect 2004;6 (11):1026-32. Abstract

Lo E, Nicolle L, Classen D, et al. Strategies to prevent catheter-associated urinary tract infections in acute care hospitals. Infect Control Hosp Epidemiol 2008;29 Suppl 1:S41-50.  Full text

Maki DG, Tambyah PA. Engineering out the risk for infection with urinary catheters. Emerging Infectious Diseases 2001;7:342-7.  Full text

Meddings J, Rogers MA, Macy M, Saint S. Systematic review and meta-analysis: reminder systems to reduce catheter-associated urinary tract infections and urinary catheter use in hospitalized patients. Clin Infect Dis 2010;51:550-60.   Full text

★Moola S, Konno, R. A systematic review of the management of short-term indwelling urethral catheters to prevent urinary tract infections. JBI Library of Systematic Reviews 2010; 8(17), 695 – 729.  Abstract

Nicolle LE, Bradley S, Colgan R, Rice JC, Schaeffer A, Hooton TM. Infectious Diseases Society of America guidelines for the diagnosis and treatment of asymptomatic bacteriuria in adults. Clin Infect Dis 2005;40:643-54.   Full text

Phipps S, Lim YN, McClinton S, Barry C, Rane A, N'Dow J. Short term urinary catheter policies following urogenital surgery in adults. Cochrane Database Syst Rev 2006:CD004374.  Abstract

Saint S, Lipsky BA. Preventing catheter-related bacteriuria: Can we? Should we? How? Arch Intern Med 1999;159:800-8.  Full text

Saint S, Chenoweth CE. Biofilms and catheter-associated urinary tract infections. Infectious Disease Clinics of North America 2003;17:411- 32.  Abstract

★Seckel MA. Maintaining urinary catheters: What does the evidence say? Nursing 2013; 43(2) 63 – 65.  <a http:="""" pubmed="" 23353917"="" target="_blank">Abstract</a></p> <p>★Sharma L. Evidence summary: Urinary tract infection (catheter related) prevention. Joanna Briggs Institute 2013. <a data-cke-saved-href="" href="" target="_blank">Full text</a></p> <p>Shekelle PG, Pronovost PJ, Wachter RM, et al. The top patient safety strategies that can be encouraged for adoption now. Ann Intern Med. 2013;158(5 Pt 2):365-8.  <a data-cke-saved-href="" href="" target="_blank">Pubmed record</a></p> <p>★Shuman EK, Chenoweth CE. Recognition and prevention of healthcare-associated urinary tract infections in the intensive care unit. Crit Care Med 2010;38(8 Suppl):S373-9. <a data-cke-saved-href="" href="" target="_blank">Abstract</a></p> <p>★Tambyah P, Oon J. Catheter-associated urinary tract infection. Curr Opin Infect Dis 2012;25,365–370. <a data-cke-saved-href="" href="" target="_blank">Abstract</a></p> <p>Trautner BW, Darouiche RO. Catheter-associated infections: pathogenesis affects prevention. Arch Intern Med 2004;164:842-50.  <a data-cke-saved-href="" href="" target="_blank">Full text</a></p><p></p>