Key clinical point: A quality initiative to restrict Foley catheter use in older trauma patients reduced urinary tract infections.
Major finding: Patients who avoided a Foley catheter were compared with those who did not after the policy change, there was a significant reduction in urinary tract infection (4.81% vs. 17.4%; P = .014).
Data source: A retrospective single-center experience.
Disclosures: Dr. Konda reported a financial relationship with Stryker.
Konda SR. AAOS 2020.