Rethink Catheter Choices

Internal urinary catheters put patients at risk

Nearly 1 in 3 acute care hospital infections are caused by CAUTIs1
80% of all hospital-acquired urinary tract infections are a result of internal catheters2
~449,334 CAUTI events occur per year in the US1
Over 2.8 million antibiotic-resistant infections occur in the US each year3
#1 risk factor for developing a CAUTI is prolonged use of a urinary catheter2