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Tools/Toolkit > Government Resource
Rockville, MD: Agency for Healthcare Research and Quality; October 2015.
Catheter–associated urinary tract infections (CAUTIs) are common complications in hospitalized patients. This toolkit was developed as part of a national implementation project to reduce rates of CAUTIs in hospitals and apply principles of the comprehensive unit-based safety program. The toolkit includes modules that focus on implementation, sustainability, and resources to help hospitals design CAUTI prevention efforts at the unit level.
Leeds, UK: Clinical Support Audit Unit, Health and Social Care Information Centre. December 9, 2015. ISBN: 9781783865697.
The NHS Safety Thermometer is a tool developed by the National Health Service to facilitate staff participation in measuring patient harm in various care environments. This report explores the data collected on four types of health care–acquired conditions (pressure ulcers, falls, catheter–associated urinary tract infections, and venous thromboembolisms) in NHS patients over a 1-year period.
Tools/Toolkit > Multi-use Website
Silver Spring, MD: American Nurses Association; 2015.
Arlington, VA: Association for the Advancement of Medical Instrumentation; October 2013.
To help prevent tubing misconnections, this toolkit offers frequently asked questions and corresponding answers about small-bore connectors.
Chicago, IL: Health Research & Educational Trust; July 2013.
Tools/Toolkit > Measurement Tool/Indicator
Horsham, PA: Institute for Safe Medication Practices, Deerfield, IL: Baxter Healthcare; 2012.
This assessment tool was designed to help hospitals identify and reduce risks of tubing misconnections.