ICU Acquired Catheter-associated Urinary Tract Infection (CAUTI) rate

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Number of Catheter-associated Urinary Tract Infection (CAUTI) cases per 1000 ICU patient days

Indicators
Indicator: ICU Acquired Catheter-associated Urinary Tract Infection (CAUTI) rate
Created/Raw: Created
Program: Critical Care
Start Date: 1 January 2019
End Date:
Reports: No reports on this wiki list this as an indicator.


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Significance

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There was no significance listed in your PPT - what is it.

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Sampling Plan / Procedure

100 % of all patients will be monitored for acquired urinary catheter infection.

Inclusion Criteria

All

Exclusion Criteria

None

Frequency

  • Recorded once per patient
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Do you mean "reported once per patient"? Because it could legitimately be duplicated in data if it happened twice, and it would now be more "per service admission" than "per patient"

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  • On quarterly basis based on discharge dates, tabulate the number of cases on acquired and total number of patient days or Total ICU_LOS in LOS per Service

Definition and Derivation

Number of CAUTI cases per 1000 ICU patient days

Numerator

Number of new ICU CAUTI acquired cases

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Just to be clear, is it number of cases (possibly >1 per pt) or once per pt as mentioned above?

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Denominator

Total ICU_LOS in LOS per Service

Data Sources

SAS Program

  • The SAS program to get the CAUTI is X:\Julie\SAS_CFE\CFE_macros\Pre_ICD10_AcqDx.sas
  • The SAS program to get the LOS is X:\Julie\SAS_CFE\CFE_macros\logphi.sas and (datetimes.sas or datetime_short.sas )

Report Users

Critical Care Directors, Critical Care Unit Managers and WRHA Outcome Improvement Team Committee

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