Utilizing Evidence-Based Practice to Achieve “Zero Tolerance” for Catheter-Associated Urinary Tract Infections (CAUTIs)

Jeffery W. Forehand ., Marietta P. Stanton


Catheter associated urinary tract infections continue
to remain the single most common HAI; with external forces,
such as mandated public reporting of HAI and the climate of
“zero tolerance” for hospital-acquired infections have led to an
increased effort in the reduction and elimination of CAUTIs.


Terms—catheter-associated urinary tract infection, evidence-based practice, healthcare associated infection, quality improvement, and zero tolerance.

Full Text:



  • There are currently no refbacks.