Participatient is a project to reduce the amount of healthcare associated infections via an app with personalized advice. With the right tools patients can change from undergoing to being actively engaged in their care.
Catheter-associated urinary tract infections (CAUTI) are the main cause of healthcare associated infections, leading to higher burden of disease, more antibiotic use and prolonged hospital stay.
Inappropriate placement of a urinary catheter (UC) and unnecessary prolongation of use, lead to an elevated and preventable risk of infection.
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