Abbreviations

ADL

APACHE II

ASA

ASB

BUN

CAUTI

CDC

CFU

CI

CIC

CICU

COPD

ED

F/U

GRADE

Hb

HICPAC

H/O

HPF

HR

ICU

IDR

LOS

MDR

MICU

NHSN

NIH

NS

OBS

OR

P

PACU

PVC

RCT

RD

RH

RR

SAPS II

SICU

SR

SUTI

TMP/SMX

TURP

UTI

VAS

WMD

 Activities of daily living

 Acute Physiology and Chronic Health Evaluation II

 American Society of Anesthesiologists

 Asymptomatic bacteriuria

 Blood urea nitrogen

 Catheter-associated urinary tract infection

 Centers for Disease Control and Prevention

 Colony-forming units

 Confidence interval

 Clean intermittent catheterization

 Coronary intensive care unit

 Chronic obstructive pulmonary disease

 Emergency department

 Follow-up

 Grading of Recommendations Assessment, Development, and Evaluation system

 Hemoglobin concentration

 Healthcare Infection Control Practices Advisory Committee

 History of

 High power field

 Hazard ratio

 Intensive care unit

 Incidence-density ratio

 Length of stay

 Multi-drug resistant

 Medical intensive care unit

 National Healthcare Safety Network

 National Institutes of Health

 Not significant

 Observational controlled study

 Odds ratio

 P value

 Post-anesthesia care unit

 Polyvinyl chloride

 Randomized controlled trial

 Risk difference

 Relative hazard

 Relative risk

 Simplified Acute Physiology Score II

 Surgical intensive care unit

 Systematic review

 Symptomatic urinary tract infection

 Trimethoprim/sulfamethoxazole

 Transurethral resection of prostate

 Urinary tract infection

 Visual analog scale

 Weighted mean difference

2009 CAUTI Guidelines (407 KB / 67 pages) and Appendices (4.41 MB / 268 pages) are available for download in PDF format.

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