Prevention of Indwelling Catheter-Associated Urinary Tract Infections

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The precise breakdown of the PICO question follows:

1.Population of Interest-- Hospitalised patients.
2.Intervention of Interest--Develop an action plan with a systematic team approach of evidence-based infection control practices.
3.Comparison of Interest--- To current practice.
4.Outcome of Interest--Reduce or eliminate catheter associated urinary tract infection (CAUTI).
After an initial search of scholarly databases, a total of fifteen articles was selected for their application to the PICO question. An appraisal of each article uses the following format:
1. How does each article describe the nature of the problem, issue, or deficit you have identified?
2. Does each article provide statistical information to demonstrate the gravity of the issue, problem, or deficit?
3. What are example(s) of morbidity, mortality, and rate of incidence or rate of occurrence in the general population?
4. Does each article support your proposed change?

Dailly, S. (2011). Prevention of indwelling catheter-associated urinary tract infections." Nursing Older People 23(2).

1. This article describes indwelling catheters as…
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