A study on microbiological profile of symptomatic catheter associated urinary tract infection in an intensive care unit setup in a Tertiary care hospital.

Swati, Sahai (2016) A study on microbiological profile of symptomatic catheter associated urinary tract infection in an intensive care unit setup in a Tertiary care hospital. Masters thesis, Madras Medical College, Chennai.

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Abstract

Catheter associated urinary tract infection (CAUTI) is an important healthcare associated infection. More than 80% of nosocomial UTIs are catheterassociated. Patients in intensive care unit have more risk of acquiring CAUTI Development of CAUTI is common in critically ill patients Emphasis should be placed on good catheter management and reducing the duration of catheterization to reduce its incidence. Knowledge of resistant pattern can help in implementing proper antibiotic therapy and infection control policy

Item Type: Thesis (Masters)
Uncontrolled Keywords: Catheter Associated UTI; Nosocomial
Subjects: MEDICAL > Microbiology
Depositing User: Punitha K
Date Deposited: 22 Jun 2017 06:28
Last Modified: 22 Jun 2017 06:41
URI: http://repository-tnmgrmu.ac.in/id/eprint/226

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