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Catheter-Associated Urinary Tract Infections

Introducing a catheter-associated urinary tract infection (CAUTI) prevention guide to patient safety (GPS)
S Saint, E Gaies, KE Fowler, M Harrod, SL Krein
American Journal of Infection Control, published online February 26, 2014

Exploring factors associated with nurses’ adoption of an evidence-based practice to reduce duration of catheterization
BT Conner, TJ Kelechi, LS Nemeth, M Mueller, BJ Edlund, SL Krein
Journal of Nursing Care Quality, October/December 2013, 28(4), pages 319-326

Implementing a National Program to Reduce Catheter-Associated Urinary Tract Infection: A Quality Improvement Collaboration of State Hospital Associations, Academic Medical Centers, Professional Societies, and Governmental Agencies
MG Fakih, C George, B Edson, C Goeschel, S Saint
Infection Control and Hospital Epidemiology, October 2013, 34(10), pages 1048-1054

Reducing unnecessary urinary catheter use and other strategies to prevent catheter-associated urinary tract infection: an integrative review
J Meddings, MA Rogers, SL Krein, MG Fakih, RN Olmsted, S Saint
BMJ Quality and Safety, published online September 27, 2013

Introducing a population-based outcome measure to evaluate the effect of interventions to reduce catheter-associated urinary tract infection
Fakih MG, Greene MT, Kennedy EH, Meddings JA, Krein SL, Olmsted RN, Saint S.
American Journal of Infection Control, May 2012, 40(4), pages 359-64

Reducing inappropriate urinary catheter use: a statewide effort
MG Fakih, SR Watson, MT Greene, EH Kennedy, RN Olmsted, SL Krein, S Saint
Archives of Internal Medicine
, February 13, 2012, pages 255-60

Summary of recommendations: Guidelines for the Prevention of Intravascular Catheter-related Infections.
NP O’Grady, M Alexander, LA Burns, EP Dellinger, J Garland, SO Heard, PA Lipsett, H Masur, LA Mermel, ML Pearson, II Raad, AG Randolph, ME Rupp, S Saint, Healthcare Infection Control Practices Advisory Committee (HICPAC)
Clinical Infectious Diseases
, May 2011, pages 1087-99

Translating health care-associated urinary tract infection prevention research into practice via the bladder bundle
S Saint, RN Olmsted, MG Fakih, CP Kowalski, SR Watson, AE Sales, SL Krein
Joint Commission Journal of Quality and Patient Safety
, September 2009, pages 449-55

NHSN annual update: Antimicrobial-resistant pathogens associated with healthcare-associated infections: Annual summary of data reported to the national healthcare safety network at the centers for disease control and prevention, 2006-2007
AL Hidron, JR Edwards, J Patel, et al.
Infection Control and Hospital Epidemiology,
October 2008, 29(11), pages 996-1011

Condom Versus Indwelling Urinary Catheters: A Randomized Trial
S Saint, SR Kaufman, MAM Rogers, PD Baker, K Ossenkop, and BA Lipsky
Journal of the American Geriatrics Society, July 2006, 54(7), pages 1055-1061.

Outbreaks of serratia marcescens bacteriuria in a neurosurgical intensive care unit of a tertiary care teaching hospital: A clinical, epidemiologic, and laboratory perspective
HJ Yoon, JY Choi, YS Park, et al.
American Journal of Infection Control,
2005, 33(10), pages 595-601

The direct costs of nosocomial catheter-associated urinary tract infection in the era of managed care
PA Tambyah, V Knasinski, DG Maki
Infection Control and Hospital Epidemiology,
January 2002, 23(1), pages 27-31

Are physicians aware of which of their patients have indwelling catheters?
S Saint, J Weiss, JK Amory, et al.
The American Journal of Medicine,
October 15, 2000, 109(6), pages 476-80

Clinical and economic consequences of nosocomial catheter-related bacteriuria
S Saint
American Journal of Infection Control,
February 2000, 28(1), pages 68-75

Urinary Catheters: What Type Do Men and Their Nurses Prefer?
S Saint, BA Lipsky, PD Baker, LL McDonald, K Ossenkop
Journal of the American Geriatrics Society, December 1999, 47(12), pages 1453-1457

Mortality associated with nosocomial urinary-tract infection
R Platt, BF Polk, B Murdock, B Rosner
New England Journal of Medicine,
1982, 307(11), pages 637-642

Catheter-associated urinary tract infections in surgical patients: A controlled study on the excess morbidity and costs
CD Givens, RP Wenzel
Journal of Urology,
November 1980, 124(5), pages 646-648

Epidemics of nosocomial urinary tract infection caused by multiple resistant gram-negative bacilli: Epidemiology and control
DR Schaberg, RA Weinstein, WE Stamm
Journal of Infectious Diseases,
March 1976, 133(3), pages 363-66

 

Central Line-Associated Bloodstream Infections

Using the Opportunity Estimator tool to improve engagement in a quality and safety intervention
J Duval-Arnould, SC Mathews, K Weeks, E Colantuoni, A Mukherjee, S Nundy, SR Watson, CG Holzmueller, LH Lubomski, CA Goeschel, PJ Pronovost, JC Pham, SM Berenholtz
Joint Commission Journal of Quality and Patient Safety
, January 2012, 38(1), pages 41-7

Eradicating Central Line-Associated Bloodstream Infections Statewide: The Hawaii Experience
DM Lin, K Weeks, L Bauer, JR Combes, CT George, CA Goeschel, LH Lubomski, SC Mathews, MD Sawyer, DA Thompson, SR Watson, BD Winters, JA Marsteller, SM Berenholtz, PJ Pronovost, JC Pham
American Journal of Medical Quality
, September 14, 2011

CLABSIs: Trustees Commit to Zero
M Djordjevic
Trustee,
June 2011

The ability of intensive care units to maintain zero central line-associated bloodstream infections
A Lipitz-Snyderman, DM Needham, E Colantuoni, CA Goeschel, JA Marsteller, DA Thompson, SM Berenholtz, LH Lubomski, S Watson, PJ Pronovost
Archives of Internal Medicine
, May 9, 2011, 171(9), pages 856-8

Preventing bloodstream infections: a measurable national success story in quality improvement
PJ Pronovost, JA Marsteller, CA Goeschel
Health Affairs
, April 2011, 30(4), pages 628-34

Infection preventionist checklist to improve culture and reduce central line-associated bloodstream infections
CA Goeschel, CG Holzmueller, SE Cosgrove, P Ristaino, PJ Pronovost
Joint Commission Journal of Quality and Patient Safety
, December 2010, 36(12), pages 571-5

Executive/Senior Leader Checklist to improve culture and reduce central line-associated bloodstream infections
CA Goeschel, CG Holzmueller, SM Berenholtz, JA Marsteller, DJ Murphy, M Sawyer, J Duval-Arnould, DA Thompson, LH Lubomski, K Weeks, L Bauer, PJ Pronovost
Joint Commission Journal of Quality and Patient Safety
, November 2010, 36(11), pages 519-524

Hospital Board Checklist to improve culture and reduce central line-associated bloodstream infections
CA Goeschel, CG Holzmueller, PJ Pronovost
Joint Commission Journal of Quality and Patient Safety
, November 2010, 36(11), pages 525-8

Using evidence, rigorous measurement, and collaboration to eliminate central catheter-associated bloodstream infections
M Sawyer, K Weeks, CA Goeschel, DA Thompson, SM Berenholtz, JA Marsteller, LH Lubomski, SE Cosgrove, BD Winters, DJ Murphy, LC Bauer, J Duval-Arnould, JC Pham, E Colantuoni, PJ Pronovost
Critical Care Medicine
, August 2010, 38(8 Suppl):S292-8.

Sustaining reductions in catheter related bloodstream infections in Michigan intensive care units: observational study
PJ Pronovost, CA Goeschel, E Colantuoni, S Watson, LH Lubomski, SM Berenholtz, DA Thompson, DJ Sinopoli, S Cosgrove, JB Sexton, JA Marsteller, RC Hyzy, R Welsh, P Posa, K Schumacher, D Needham
BMJ
, February 4, 2010, 340:c309

Preventing central line-associated bloodstream infections and improving safety culture: a statewide experience
SR Watson, C George, M Martin, B Bogan, C Goeschel, PJ Pronovost
Joint Commission Journal of Quality and Patient Safety
, December 2009, 35(12), pages 593-7

An Executive Checklist
PJ Pronovost, JR Combes, MS Joshi
H&HN
, November 2009

Supporting Change
JR Combes
H&HN
, November 2008

 

Leadership Support

The business case for quality: economic analysis of the Michigan Keystone Patient Safety Program in ICUs
HR Waters, R Korn Jr, E Colantuoni, SM Berenholtz, CA Goeschel, DM Needham, JC Pham, A Lipitz-Snyderman, SR Watson, P Posa, PJ Pronovost
American Journal of Medical Quality
, September-October 2011, 25(5), pages 333-339

CLABSIs: Trustees Commit to Zero
M Djordjevic
Trustee,
June 2011

An Executive Checklist
PJ Pronovost, JR Combes, MS Joshi
H&HN
, November 2009

Supporting Change
JR Combes
H&HN
, November 2008

 

Measuring Patient Safety

Preventing Hospital-Acquired Infections: A National Survey of Practices Reported by U.S. Hospitals in 2005 and 2009
SL Krein, CP Kowalski, TP Hofer, S Saint
Journal of General Internal Medicine
, December 6, 2011

Advancing the science of patient safety
PG Shekelle, PJ Pronovost, RM Wachter, SL Taylor, SM Dy, R Foy, S Hempel, KM McDonald, J Ovretveit, LV Rubenstein, AS Adams, PB Angood, DW Bates, L Bickman, P Carayon, L Donaldson, N Duan, DO Farley, T Greenhalgh, J Haughom, ET Lake, R Lilford, KN Lohr, GS Meyer, MR Miller, DV Neuhauser, G Ryan, S Saint, KG Shojania, SM Shortell, DP Stevens, K Walshe
Annals of Internal Medicine
, May 17, 2011, 154(10), pages 693-6

Sustaining reductions in catheter related bloodstream infections in Michigan intensive care units: observational study
PJ Pronovost, CA Goeschel, E Colantuoni, S Watson, LH Lubomski, SM Berenholtz, DA Thompson, DJ Sinopoli, S Cosgrove, JB Sexton, JA Marsteller, RC Hyzy, R Welsh, P Posa, K Schumacher, D Needham
BMJ
, 2010, 340, c309

Measurement of quality and assurance of safety in the critically ill
PJ Pronovost, JB Sexton, JC Pham, CA Goeschel, BD Winters, MR Miller
Clinics in Chest Medicine
, 2009, 30(1), pages 169-179

The wisdom and justice of not paying for “preventable complications”
PJ Pronovost, CA Goeschel, RM Wachter
JAMA
, 2008, 299(18), pages 2197-2199

Tracking progress in patient safety: An elusive target
PJ Pronovost, MR Miller, RM Wachter
JAMA
, 2006, 296(6), pages 696-699

 

Teamwork, Communication and Culture

Developing and testing a tool to measure nurse/physician communication in the intensive care unit
M Manojlovich, S Saint, J Forman, CE Fletcher, R Keith, S Krein
Journal of Patient Safety
, June 2011, 7(2), pages 80-84

Implementing standardized operating room briefings and debriefings at a large regional medical center
SM Berenholtz, K Schumacher, AJ Hayanga, M Simon, C Goeschel, PJ Pronovost, CJ Shanley, RJ Welsh
Joint Commission Journal of Quality and Patient Safety
, August 2009, 35(8), pages 391-7

 

Translating Evidence into Practice

Perceived strength of evidence supporting practices to prevent health care-associated infection: results from a national survey of infection prevention personnel
S Saint, MT Greene, RN Olmsted, V Chopra, J Meddings, N Safdar, SL Krein
American Journal of Infection Control, February 2013, 41(2), pages 100-106

The business case for quality: economic analysis of the Michigan Keystone Patient Safety Program in ICUs
HR Waters, R Korn Jr, E Colantuoni, SM Berenholtz, CA Goeschel, DM Needham, JC Pham, A Lipitz-Snyderman, SR Watson, P Posa, PJ Pronovost
American Journal of Medical Quality
, September-October 2011, 26(5), pages 333-339

Implementation science: how to jump‐start infection prevention
S Saint, JD Howell, SL Krein
Infection Control and Hospital Epidemiology
, November 2010, 31 Supplement, s14-17

Using an interdisciplinary approach to identify factors that affect clinicians’ compliance with evidence-based guidelines.
AP Gurses, JA Marsteller, AA Ozok, Y Xiao, S Owens, PJ Pronovost
Critical Care Medicine
, August 2010, 38(8-supplement), s282-291

Translating health care-associated urinary tract infection prevention research into practice via the bladder bundle
S Saint, RN Olmsted, MG Fakih, CP Kowalski, SR Watson, AE Sales, SL Krein
Joint Commission Journal of Quality and Patient Safety
, September 2009, 35(9), pages 449-455

Translating evidence into practice: A model for large scale knowledge translation
PJ Pronovost, SM Berenholtz, DM Needham
BMJ
, October 6, 2008, 337, a1714.

Improving patient safety in intensive care units in michigan
PJ Pronovost, SM Berenholtz, C Goeschel, et al.
Journal of Critical Care
, 2008, 23(2), pages 207-221

An intervention to decrease catheter-related bloodstream infections in the ICU
P Pronovost, D Needham, S Berenholtz, et al.
New England Journal of Medicine
, 2006, 355(26), pages 2725-2732

Implementing and validating a comprehensive unit-based safety program
P Pronovost, B Weast, B Rosenstein, et al.
Journal of Patient Safety
, 2005, 1(1), pages 33-40

Senior executive adopt-a-work unit: A model for safety improvement
PJ Pronovost, B Weast, K Bishop, et al.
Joint Commission Journal of Quality and Safety
, 2004, 30(2), page 59-68

Improving communication in the ICU using daily goals
P Pronovost, S Berenholtz, T Dorman, PA Lipsett, T Simmonds, C Haraden
Journal of Critical Care
, 2003, 18(2), pages 71-75