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Publication Details

This publication was originally published as:

Fasugba, O., Gardner, A., Mitchell, B.G., Beckingham, W., & Bennett, N. (2014). Surveillance to reduce urinary tract infection: The STRUTI project. Australian Nursing & Midwifery Journal, 22(3), 34.

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Surveillance to Prevent Urinary Tract Infections

Partner/Funding Body: Ian Potter Foundation

Avondale Researchers: A/Prof Brett Mitchell

Year Awarded: 2014

This project established a national point prevalence study of urinary tract infections in over 100 healthcare facilities in Australia.

Rate of Impact

3 High Impact

Details of Project

Researchers and infection control experts at Australian Catholic University’s School of Nursing, Midwifery and Paramedicine; Avondale College for Higher Education; Canberra Hospital; and Victorian Healthcare Associated Infection Surveillance Coordinating Centre are working in partnership to develop a national surveillance system for HAUTIs using point prevalence survey.


Used by permission: Australian Nursing & Midwifery Federation

This article may be accessed from the publisher here.

Staff and students of Avondale College may access the full-text of this article via Avondale Print Journals (S610.73 AUS).