Indwelling urinary catheter use among patients undergoing surgery

Last updated 5th Oct 2017
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A pinboard by Joselyne MUKANTWALI

assistant lecturer , university of Rwanda


For promoting appropriate use of IUC and prevention of CAUTIs, antibiotic abuse and resistance.

The catheter-associated urinary tract infections (CAUTIs) are the most challenging Healthcare-associated infections (HCAIs) (1–4). Urinary catheters contribute 40% to HCAIs (3,5,6), 80% to urinary ...