Decreasing Catheter-Associated Urinary Tract Infections in the Pediatric Intensive Care Unit
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|ClinicalTrials.gov Identifier: NCT00672503|
Recruitment Status : Completed
First Posted : May 6, 2008
Last Update Posted : October 12, 2011
|Condition or disease|
|Urinary Tract Infections|
|Study Type :||Observational|
|Actual Enrollment :||321 participants|
|Observational Model:||Case Control|
|Official Title:||"Decreasing Catheter-Associated Urinary Tract Infections in the Pediatric Intensive Care Unit|
|Study Start Date :||May 2008|
|Actual Primary Completion Date :||October 2011|
|Actual Study Completion Date :||October 2011|
Patients who acquired a CA-UTI in the PICU between 2004-2007.
Patients who did not acquire a CA-UTI while hospitalized in the PICU but had an indwelling urinary catheter between 2004-2007.
Nurses currently employed in the PICU at Children's Mercy Hospital.
Root Cause Analysis on all patients who acquired a CA-UTI during 2009.
- Identification of risk factors associated with indwelling urinary catheters. [ Time Frame: 2004-2007 ]
- Identification of nurses' knowledge of insertion, irrigation, care and maintenance of indwelling urinary catheters. [ Time Frame: 2008 ]
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|United States, Missouri|
|Children's Mercy Hospitals and Clinics|
|Kansas City, Missouri, United States, 64108|
|Principal Investigator:||Tangela M Welch, ADN, BBA||Children's Mercy Hospital|