What will it take to protect hospital patients from UTIs? National effort shows promise

Posted by on June 2, 2016 12:46 am
Categories: health

Right now, about one in five hospital patients has a catheter collecting their urine — and putting them at risk of a painful and potentially dangerous urinary tract infection, or UTI. New results from a large American national effort show that it may be possible for hospitals to both reduce catheter use and UTIs at the same time, saving money and suffering.

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