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Economic evaluation of quality improvement interventions to prevent catheter-associated urinary tract infections in the hospital setting: a systematic review.

McCleskey SG, Shek L, Grein J, et al. Economic evaluation of quality improvement interventions to prevent catheter-associated urinary tract infections in the hospital setting: a systematic review. BMJ Qual Saf. 2022;31(4):308-321. doi: 10.1136/bmjqs-2021-013839

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March 30, 2022
McCleskey SG, Shek L, Grein J, et al. BMJ Qual Saf. 2022;31(4):308-321.

Catheter-associated urinary tract infection (CAUTI) prevention is an ongoing patient safety priority. This systematic review of economic evaluations of quality improvement (QI) interventions to reduce CAUTI rates found that QI interventions were associated with a 43% decline in infections.

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McCleskey SG, Shek L, Grein J, et al. Economic evaluation of quality improvement interventions to prevent catheter-associated urinary tract infections in the hospital setting: a systematic review. BMJ Qual Saf. 2022;31(4):308-321. doi: 10.1136/bmjqs-2021-013839