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The Foley catheter is one component in a catheter insertion procedure that could contribute to a catheter associated urinary tract infection (CAUTI). Improvements in the catheter insertion procedure using the ERASE CAUTI Tray system may help to lower these infection rates.
Observational Model: Cohort, Time Perspective: Retrospective
ERASE Silver Coated Foley Catheter, Comparator Silver Coated Catheter
Oconnee Regional Medical Center
Published on BioPortfolio: 2016-09-27T22:53:21-0400
The purpose of the study is to determine if the commercially available device called the DOVER™ Silver Foley catheter prevents infections of the urinary tract.
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