A new study offers evidence-based guidelines for appropriate urinary catheter use in common surgeries to prevent complications. The study team included national project team partners from the On the CUSP: Stop CAUTI project, which developed a toolkit for reducing catheter-associated urinary tract infections in hospitals. AHA’s Health Research & Educational Trust affiliate was prime contractor for the On the CUSP project, funded by the Agency for Healthcare Research and Quality.
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Tuesday, August 6, 2019
AHA encourages Congressional leaders to pass the Pandemic and All-Hazards Preparedness…
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In 2001, a Samaritan Health Services (SHS) physician, Dr. Richard Wopat, recognized the need to improve birth outcomes of high-risk pregnant women in the…