Rethink Catheter Choices

Internal urinary catheters put patients at risk:

Nearly 1 in 3

Acute care hospital infections are caused by CAUTIs [1]


CAUTI events occur per year in the US [1]

#1 risk factor

For developing a CAUTI is prolonged use of a urinary catheter [2]


Of all hospital-acquired urinary tract infections are a result of internal catheters [2]

Over 2.8 million

Antibiotic-resistant infections occur in the US each year [3]


National Healthcare Safety Network (NHSN) Catheter-associated Urinary Tract Infection (CAUTI) Outcome Measure [1]

Accessed August 15, 2020

Catheter-associated urinary tract infection. The Institute for Healthcare Improvement [2]

Accessed August 15, 2020

Antibiotic Resistance Threats in the United States 2019 [3]

Accessed August 15, 2020