Welcome to our Research Behind Infection Prevention segment, where Dr. Mohamed Yassin asks top researchers to help us make sense of cutting edge infection prevention research and its findings. 

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Podcast – Episode 22 

 

The Research Behind Chlorhexidine for Meatal Cleaning in Reducing Catheter-Associated Urinary Tract Infections (CAUTIs)

Dr. Brett Mitchell & Dr. Mohamed Yassin

August 6, 2019

Today Professor of Nursing Dr. Brett Mitchell helps us understand his research into using Chlorhexidine for meatal cleaning to reduce CAUTIs: “Chlorhexidine for meatal cleaning in reducing catheter-associated urinary tract infections: a multicentre stepped-wedge randomised controlled trial,” The Lancet - Infectious Diseases, June 2019. 

More about Dr. Brett Mitchell:

 

Dr. Mitchell, PHD, MAP, CAHM, BN, is Professor of Nursing at the University of Newcastle School of Nursing and Midwifery. 

 

Dr. Mitchell has received funding from the National Health and Medical Research Council (Australia), the HCF Foundation, Australasian College for Infection Prevention and Control, as well as industry grants. He is Editor-in-Chief of Infection Disease and Health, an international, peer-reviewed journal.