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Journal Article > Study
The influence of organizational context on quality improvement and patient safety efforts in infection prevention: a multi-center qualitative study.
Krein SL, Damschroder LJ, Kowalski CP, Forman J, Hofer TP, Saint S. Soc Sci Med. 2010;71:1692-1701.
This qualitative study examines organizational and contextual factors that influenced the success of an effort to reduce health care–associated infections.
Special or Theme Issue
J Am Coll Surg. 2011;212:921-990.
Articles in this special issue explore the effectiveness of AHRQ Patient Safety Indicators in VA hospitals.
Journal Article > Review
Systematic review: antimicrobial urinary catheters to prevent catheter-associated urinary tract infection in hospitalized patients.
Johnson JR, Kuskowski MA, Wilt TJ. Ann Intern Med. 2006;144:116-126.
The investigators reviewed the literature on two types of antimicrobial urinary catheters and found that the evidence supports their ability to prevent infection.