Impact of a multidimensional infection control approach on catheter-associated urinary tract infection rates in adult intensive care units in 10 cities of Turkey: International Nosocomial Infection Control Consortium findings (INICC)


Leblebicioglu H., Ersoz G., DANIEL ROSENTHAL V., Nevzat-Yalcin A., Akan O. A. , Sirmatel F., et al.

AMERICAN JOURNAL OF INFECTION CONTROL, cilt.41, ss.885-891, 2013 (SCI İndekslerine Giren Dergi)

  • Cilt numarası: 41 Konu: 10
  • Basım Tarihi: 2013
  • Doi Numarası: 10.1016/j.ajic.2013.01.028
  • Dergi Adı: AMERICAN JOURNAL OF INFECTION CONTROL
  • Sayfa Sayısı: ss.885-891

Özet

Background: We evaluate the effectiveness of a multidimensional infection control approach for the reduction of catheter-associated urinary tract infections (CAUTIs) in 13 intensive care units (ICUs) in 10 hospital members of the International Nosocomial Infection Control Consortium (INICC) from 10 cities of Turkey.