CDC Recommends: Consider using urinary catheter systems with pre-connected, sealed catheter-tubing junctions. (Category II)
Secure the Connection:
Violations of the closed urine drainage system have been well-documented to predispose patients to infection.
Bard’s Tamper-Evident Seal minimizes the risk of system contamination.
The seal provides a clear indication of system opening, a key area for bacterial entrance to the urinary tract, and serves as a reminder to caregivers to keep the system closed.The Bard Tamper Evident Seal addresses the CDC Category II recommendation that Urinary catheter systems with pre-connected, sealed catheter-tubing junctions be used to reduce the risk of CAUTI.
This site is intended for healthcare professionals. If you are a patient seeking more information regarding Catheter Associated Urinary Tract Infection (CAUTI) prevention, please consult your healthcare provider.