Surveillance and metrics

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★Choudhuri JA, Pergamit RF, Chan JD, et al.  An electronic catheter-associated urinary tract infection surveillance tool. Infect Control Hosp Epidemiol 2011;32(8):757-62.  Abstract

★Fakih MG, Greene MT, Kennedy EH, et al.  Introducing a population-based outcome measure to evaluate the effect of interventions to reduce catheter-associated urinary tract infection. Am J Infect Control 2012 May;40(4):359-64.  Abstract

★Parry M, Grant B, Sestovic M, Compton RN, Jones K, Giles ME.  A paradox: successful urinary catheter reduction initiative leads to increased CAUTI rates. SHEA 2011 Annual Meeting, April 1-4, Dallas, Texas.  Abstract  

★Trick WE, Samore M. Denominators for device infections: who and how to count. Infect Control Hosp Epidemiol 2011;32(7):641-3. Pubmed record (no abstract)

★Wright MO, Kharasch M, Beaumont JL, Peterson LR, Robicsek A. Reporting catheter-associated urinary tract infections: denominator matters. Infect Control Hosp Epidemiol 2011;32(7):635-40.  Abstract