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      Reducing the Risk of Indwelling Catheter-Associated Urinary Tract Infection in Female Patients by Implementing an Alternative Female External Urinary Collection Device: A Quality Improvement Project.

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          The purpose of this quality improvement project was to reduce catheter-associated urinary tract infection (CAUTI) risk for female patients by implementing a female external urinary collection (FEUC) device with suction as an alternative to indwelling catheter (IDC).

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          Journal
          J Wound Ostomy Continence Nurs
          Journal of wound, ostomy, and continence nursing : official publication of The Wound, Ostomy and Continence Nurses Society
          Ovid Technologies (Wolters Kluwer Health)
          1528-3976
          1071-5754
          January 14 2020
          : 47
          : 1
          Affiliations
          [1 ] Lorena Eckert, MSN, RN, WOC Nurse, Pressure Ulcer Prevention, Infection Prevention and Clinical Research, Tri-City Medical Center, Oceanside, California. Lisa Mattia, BSN, RN, CIC, Pressure Ulcer Prevention, Infection Prevention and Clinical Research, Tri-City Medical Center, Oceanside, California. Shilla Patel, OD, CIC, FAPIC, Pressure Ulcer Prevention, Infection Prevention and Clinical Research, Tri-City Medical Center, Oceanside, California. Rowena Okumura, BSN, RN, CIC, Pressure Ulcer Prevention, Infection Prevention and Clinical Research, Tri-City Medical Center, Oceanside, California. Priscilla Reynolds, MSN, RN, PCCN, Pressure Ulcer Prevention, Infection Prevention and Clinical Research, Tri-City Medical Center, Oceanside, California. Ingrid Stuiver, PhD, Pressure Ulcer Prevention, Infection Prevention and Clinical Research, Tri-City Medical Center, Oceanside, California.
          Article
          00152192-202001000-00008
          10.1097/WON.0000000000000601
          31929443
          d33e055f-db77-4414-9db1-1362d2c83f35

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