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Reminders to remove urinary catheters help reduce infection risk

Simplified index predicts 30-day mortality in PE patients as well as original
https://acphospitalist.acponline.org/weekly/archives/2010/08/18/3.htm
18 Aug 2010

Implement 4 E's to reduce low-value inpatient care, article proposes

A new framework, modeled after the hierarchy of effectiveness, proposes four steps to reduce use of low-value care, such as unnecessary telemetry, repeat labs, and urinary catheters, on medical wards.
https://acphospitalist.acponline.org/archives/2024/02/07/implement-4es-to-reduce-low-value-inpatient-care-article-proposes.htm
7 Feb 2024

February 7, 2024

ACP Hospitalist provides hospital-based physicians with news and information about the practice of hospital medicine.
https://acphospitalist.acponline.org/archives/2024/02/07/

Rise in HAIs during the pandemic, guidance on monoclonal antibodies for COVID-19

A new study found significant growth in health care-associated infections (HAIs), especially central line-associated bloodstream infections, during 2020, and the NIH offered advice on prioritization when monoclonal antibodies can't be given to all eligible patients.
https://acphospitalist.acponline.org/weekly/archives/2021/09/15/1.htm
15 Sep 2021

August 30, 2023

ACP Hospitalist provides hospital-based physicians with news and information about the practice of hospital medicine.
https://acphospitalist.acponline.org/archives/2023/08/30/

Novel protocol for urine sampling, testing may have reduced CAUTI rates

Urine sampling and testing aimed at minimizing contamination due to urinary or bladder colonization was associated with a significant reduction in rates of catheter-associated urinary tract infection (CAUTI) and urinary catheter-days in a pre- and postintervention study.
https://acphospitalist.acponline.org/weekly/archives/2020/08/19/5.htm
19 Aug 2020

Infectious diseases, hospital organizations update strategies for CAUTI prevention

The recommendations include essential practices for preventing catheter-associated urinary tract infections (CAUTIs), which apply to all acute care hospitals, and additional approaches, which should be considered when essential practices have been implemented but infection rates remain high.
https://acphospitalist.acponline.org/archives/2023/08/30/infectious-diseases-hospital-organizations-update-strategies-for-cauti-prevention.htm
30 Aug 2023

Pushing back on physical restraints

Pause before ordering restraints and definitely don't forget that a patient has been placed in them, says a researcher who has found disparities in use among medical inpatients.
https://acphospitalist.acponline.org/archives/2023/07/26/pushing-back-on-physical-restraints.htm
26 Jul 2023

Vena cava filters found to fracture, embolize

Reminders to remove urinary catheters help reduce infection riskSepticemia tops list of conditions with greatest cost increase to hospitals
https://acphospitalist.acponline.org/weekly/archives/2010/08/18/2.htm
18 Aug 2010

Fighting HAIs while fighting a pandemic

Central line-associated bloodstream infections made a comeback last year.
https://acphospitalist.acponline.org/archives/2021/05/fighting-hais-while-fighting-a-pandemic.htm
15 May 2021

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