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AACN Updates Clinical Guidelines to Prevent Catheter-Associated Urinary Tract Infections

Urinary tract infections account for nearly 40 percent of hospital-acquired infections in acute care hospitals, triggering increased hospital costs and higher patient morbidity and mortality rates. Compounding the toll of these infections, Medicaid, Medicare and many other payers no longer reimburse costs related to treatment because of their presumed preventability.

A new American Association… AACN Updates Clinical Guidelines to Prevent Catheter-Associated Urinary Tract Infections   



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