Carol E Chenoweth

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Affiliation: University of Michigan
Country: USA

Publications

  1. doi request reprint Diagnosis, management, and prevention of catheter-associated urinary tract infections
    Carol E Chenoweth
    Division of Infectious Diseases, Department of Internal Medicine, University of Michigan Health System, 3119 Taubman Center, 1500 East Medical Center Drive, Ann Arbor, MI 48109 5378, USA Electronic address
    Infect Dis Clin North Am 28:105-19. 2014
  2. doi request reprint Preventing catheter-associated urinary tract infections in the intensive care unit
    Carol Chenoweth
    Division of Infectious Diseases, Departments of Internal Medicine and Infection Control and Epidemiology, University of Michigan Health System, Ann Arbor, MI 48109 5378, USA
    Crit Care Clin 29:19-32. 2013
  3. doi request reprint Urinary tract infections
    Carol E Chenoweth
    Division of Infectious Diseases, Department of Internal Medicine, University of Michigan Health System, 1500 East Medical Center Drive, 3119 Taubman Center, Ann Arbor, MI 48109 5378, USA
    Infect Dis Clin North Am 25:103-15. 2011
  4. ncbi request reprint Antimicrobial resistance in Streptococcus pneumoniae: implications for patients with community-acquired pneumonia
    C E Chenoweth
    Department of Internal Medicine, University of Michigan Health System, Ann Arbor 48109 0378, USA
    Mayo Clin Proc 75:1161-8. 2000
  5. ncbi request reprint Ventilator-associated pneumonia in the home care setting
    Carol E Chenoweth
    Department of Internal Medicine, Division of Infectious Diseases, University of Michigan Health System, Ann Arbor, MI 48109, USA
    Infect Control Hosp Epidemiol 28:910-5. 2007
  6. pmc Predictors of hospital-acquired urinary tract-related bloodstream infection
    M Todd Greene
    Division of General Medicine, Department of Internal Medicine, University of Michigan Health System, Ann Arbor, Michigan 48109, USA
    Infect Control Hosp Epidemiol 33:1001-7. 2012
  7. doi request reprint Analysis of central line-associated bloodstream infections in the intensive care unit after implementation of central line bundles
    Emily K Shuman
    Department of Internal Medicine, University of Michigan, Ann Arbor, Michigan, USA
    Infect Control Hosp Epidemiol 31:551-3. 2010
  8. pmc Higher rates of Clostridium difficile infection among smokers
    Mary A M Rogers
    Department of Internal Medicine, University of Michigan, Ann Arbor, Michigan, United States of America
    PLoS ONE 7:e42091. 2012
  9. pmc Epidemiology of hospital-acquired urinary tract-related bloodstream infection at a university hospital
    Robert Chang
    Division of General Medicine, Department of Internal Medicine, University of Michigan Health System, Ann Arbor, Michigan 48109, USA
    Infect Control Hosp Epidemiol 32:1127-9. 2011
  10. ncbi request reprint Successful treatment of vancomycin resistant Enterococcus faecium mediastinitis associated with left ventricular assist devices
    Preeti N Malani
    Department of Internal Medicine, University of Michigan Health System, Ann Arbor, Michigan, USA
    Ann Thorac Surg 76:1719-20. 2003

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Publications28

  1. doi request reprint Diagnosis, management, and prevention of catheter-associated urinary tract infections
    Carol E Chenoweth
    Division of Infectious Diseases, Department of Internal Medicine, University of Michigan Health System, 3119 Taubman Center, 1500 East Medical Center Drive, Ann Arbor, MI 48109 5378, USA Electronic address
    Infect Dis Clin North Am 28:105-19. 2014
    ..The use of bladder bundles and collaboratives, coupled with the support and active engagement from both hospital leaders and followers, seem to help prevent this common problem. ..
  2. doi request reprint Preventing catheter-associated urinary tract infections in the intensive care unit
    Carol Chenoweth
    Division of Infectious Diseases, Departments of Internal Medicine and Infection Control and Epidemiology, University of Michigan Health System, Ann Arbor, MI 48109 5378, USA
    Crit Care Clin 29:19-32. 2013
    ..Anti-infective catheters may be considered in some settings. Successful implementation of these measures has decreased urinary catheter use and CAUTI...
  3. doi request reprint Urinary tract infections
    Carol E Chenoweth
    Division of Infectious Diseases, Department of Internal Medicine, University of Michigan Health System, 1500 East Medical Center Drive, 3119 Taubman Center, Ann Arbor, MI 48109 5378, USA
    Infect Dis Clin North Am 25:103-15. 2011
    ..Attention toward prevention of CAUTI will likely increase as Center for Medicare and Medicaid Services and other third-party payers no longer reimburse for hospital-acquired UTI...
  4. ncbi request reprint Antimicrobial resistance in Streptococcus pneumoniae: implications for patients with community-acquired pneumonia
    C E Chenoweth
    Department of Internal Medicine, University of Michigan Health System, Ann Arbor 48109 0378, USA
    Mayo Clin Proc 75:1161-8. 2000
    ..In this article, we provide an overview of the development of S pneumoniae resistance to commonly used antibiotics and discuss the implications of the development of resistance on treatment decisions...
  5. ncbi request reprint Ventilator-associated pneumonia in the home care setting
    Carol E Chenoweth
    Department of Internal Medicine, Division of Infectious Diseases, University of Michigan Health System, Ann Arbor, MI 48109, USA
    Infect Control Hosp Epidemiol 28:910-5. 2007
    ..To describe the rate of infection, associated organisms, and potential risk factors for ventilator-associated pneumonia (VAP) in patients receiving mechanical ventilation at home...
  6. pmc Predictors of hospital-acquired urinary tract-related bloodstream infection
    M Todd Greene
    Division of General Medicine, Department of Internal Medicine, University of Michigan Health System, Ann Arbor, Michigan 48109, USA
    Infect Control Hosp Epidemiol 33:1001-7. 2012
    ..Our objective was to identify predictors of nosocomial urinary tract-related BSI...
  7. doi request reprint Analysis of central line-associated bloodstream infections in the intensive care unit after implementation of central line bundles
    Emily K Shuman
    Department of Internal Medicine, University of Michigan, Ann Arbor, Michigan, USA
    Infect Control Hosp Epidemiol 31:551-3. 2010
    ..We performed an analysis of remaining CLABSIs. Many bloodstream infections that met the definition of CLABSI had sources other than central lines or represented contaminated blood samples...
  8. pmc Higher rates of Clostridium difficile infection among smokers
    Mary A M Rogers
    Department of Internal Medicine, University of Michigan, Ann Arbor, Michigan, United States of America
    PLoS ONE 7:e42091. 2012
    ..Cigarette smoking has been shown to be related to inflammatory bowel disease. We investigated whether smoking affected the probability of developing Clostridium difficile infection (CDI)...
  9. pmc Epidemiology of hospital-acquired urinary tract-related bloodstream infection at a university hospital
    Robert Chang
    Division of General Medicine, Department of Internal Medicine, University of Michigan Health System, Ann Arbor, Michigan 48109, USA
    Infect Control Hosp Epidemiol 32:1127-9. 2011
    ..7%) and Candida (19.6%) species were the predominant microorganisms, which suggests a potential shift from gram-negative microorganisms. A case-fatality rate of 32.8% highlights the severity of this condition...
  10. ncbi request reprint Successful treatment of vancomycin resistant Enterococcus faecium mediastinitis associated with left ventricular assist devices
    Preeti N Malani
    Department of Internal Medicine, University of Michigan Health System, Ann Arbor, Michigan, USA
    Ann Thorac Surg 76:1719-20. 2003
    ..Despite complicated operative courses and deep infection secondary to antimicrobial resistant organisms, both patients were successfully treated and have remained infection free in the long term...
  11. ncbi request reprint Are antiseptic-coated central venous catheters effective in a real-world setting?
    Debaroti M Borschel
    Department of Internal Medicine, University of Michigan, Ann Arbor, 48109 0376, USA
    Am J Infect Control 34:388-93. 2006
    ..Catheter-related bloodstream infections are common, costly, and morbid. Randomized controlled trials indicate that antiseptic-coated central venous catheters reduce infection rates...
  12. doi request reprint Preoperative topical antimicrobial decolonization in head and neck surgery
    Andrew G Shuman
    Department of Otolaryngology Head and Neck Surgery, University of Michigan Hospitals, Ann Arbor, Michigan 48109, USA
    Laryngoscope 122:2454-60. 2012
    ..Our primary objective was to determine the efficacy of preoperative topical antimicrobial decolonization before head and neck surgery...
  13. ncbi request reprint Vancomycin-resistant enterococcal colonization and infection in liver transplant candidates and recipients: a prospective surveillance study
    Shelly A McNeil
    Division of Infectious Diseases, Department of Internal Medicine, University of Michigan Health System, Ann Arbor, Michigan, USA
    Clin Infect Dis 42:195-203. 2006
    ..We performed a prospective study among patients awaiting transplantation to assess rates, risk factors, and outcomes associated with VRE colonization before and after transplantation...
  14. doi request reprint Reuse of medical devices: implications for infection control
    Emily K Shuman
    Division of Infectious Diseases, University of Michigan, 3119 Taubman Center, 1500 East Medical Center Drive, Ann Arbor, MI 48109 5378, USA
    Infect Dis Clin North Am 26:165-72. 2012
    ..Single-use devices are commonly reused, appropriately or inappropriately, in resource-limited settings because of cost constraints. Reuse of medical devices raises important legal and ethical questions...
  15. doi request reprint Evaluation of hospital room assignment and acquisition of Clostridium difficile infection
    Megan K Shaughnessy
    Department of Internal Medicine, University of Michigan Health System, Ann Arbor, Michigan 48109 5378, USA
    Infect Control Hosp Epidemiol 32:201-6. 2011
    ..Clostridium difficile spores persist in hospital environments for an extended period. We evaluated whether admission to a room previously occupied by a patient with C. difficile infection (CDI) increased the risk of acquiring CDI...
  16. doi request reprint Recognition and prevention of healthcare-associated urinary tract infections in the intensive care unit
    Emily K Shuman
    Departments of Internal Medicine, University of Michigan, Ann Arbor, MI, USA
    Crit Care Med 38:S373-9. 2010
    ..Targeted strategies for prevention of CAUTI include limiting the use and duration of urinary catheterization, using aseptic technique for catheter insertion, and adhering to proper catheter care...
  17. ncbi request reprint A reminder reduces urinary catheterization in hospitalized patients
    Sanjay Saint
    Ann Arbor VA Medical Center, USA
    Jt Comm J Qual Patient Saf 31:455-62. 2005
    ..Duration of catheterization is the dominant risk factor for hospital-acquired urinary tract infection. Physicians are often unaware that their patients have a urinary catheter, and these "forgotten" catheters are frequently unnecessary...
  18. doi request reprint A polyurethane cuffed endotracheal tube is associated with decreased rates of ventilator-associated pneumonia
    Melissa A Miller
    Division of Pulmonary and Critical Care Medicine, University of Michigan, Ann Arbor, MI, USA
    J Crit Care 26:280-6. 2011
    ..The aim of this study was to determine whether the use of a polyurethane-cuffed endotracheal tube would result in a decrease in ventilator-associated pneumonia rate...
  19. ncbi request reprint Mycobacterium neoaurum bloodstream infection: report of 4 cases and review of the literature
    Laraine L Washer
    Division of Infectious Diseases, Department of Internal Medicine, University of Michigan Health System, Ann Arbor, MI 48109 0378, USA
    Clin Infect Dis 45:e10-3. 2007
    ..Fever was universal at presentation, but local signs of inflammation were rare. Combination antimicrobial therapy and catheter removal resulted in clinical cure...
  20. ncbi request reprint Biofilms and catheter-associated urinary tract infections
    Sanjay Saint
    Ann Arbor VA Medical Center, Ann Arbor, MI, USA
    Infect Dis Clin North Am 17:411-32. 2003
    ..Future research should focus on additional methods for preventing this common infection...
  21. doi request reprint Accuracy of hospital administrative data in reporting central line-associated bloodstream infections in newborns
    Stephen W Patrick
    Department of Pediatrics and Communicable Diseases, University of Michigan Health System, Ann Arbor, Michigan, USA
    Pediatrics 131:S75-80. 2013
    ..Our objective was to evaluate the accuracy of hospital administrative data compared with CLABSI confirmed by an infection control service...
  22. ncbi request reprint A retrospective review of three antibiotic prophylaxis regimens for pediatric cardiac surgical patients
    Kevin O Maher
    Division of Pediatric Cardiology, University of Michigan Medical Center, Ann Arbor, USA
    Ann Thorac Surg 74:1195-200. 2002
    ..We have reviewed our experience with more than 4,000 pediatric cardiac surgical patients at the University of Michigan to evaluate antibiotic prophylaxis regimens...
  23. ncbi request reprint Nosocomial infections in left ventricular assist device recipients
    Preeti N Malani
    Department of Internal Medicine, Division of Infectious Diseases, University of Michigan Health System, Ann Arbor, MI, 48109, USA
    Clin Infect Dis 34:1295-300. 2002
    ..Infections were a frequent complication of LVAD implantation. Further studies of interventions for preventing infection in LVAD recipients are warranted...
  24. doi request reprint Prevention of catheter-related blood stream infection: back to basics?
    Jill R Cherry-Bukowiec
    Department of Acute Care Surgery, University of Michigan, 1500 E Medical Center Drive, Ann Arbor, MI 48109, USA
    Surg Infect (Larchmt) 12:27-32. 2011
    ..We therefore implemented the routine use of uncoated Std CVCs in our surgical ICU (SICU) and examined the impact of this change...
  25. doi request reprint Impact of postplacement adjustment of peripherally inserted central catheters on the risk of bloodstream infection and venous thrombus formation
    Sanjiv M Baxi
    Department of Medicine, Division of Infectious Diseases, University of California, San Francisco, California 94143, USA
    Infect Control Hosp Epidemiol 34:785-92. 2013
    ..We sought to characterize the association between central line-associated bloodstream infection (CLABSI) or venous thrombus (VT) and PICC adjustment...
  26. pmc Pseudo-outbreak of Clostridium sordellii infection following probable cross-contamination in a hospital clinical microbiology laboratory
    David M Aronoff
    Division of Infectious Diseases, Department of Internal Medicine, University of Michigan Health System, Ann Arbor, Michigan, USA
    Infect Control Hosp Epidemiol 31:640-2. 2010
    ..All isolates were genetically indistinguishable from a laboratory reference strain used for quality control...
  27. ncbi request reprint Are cephalosporins adequate for antimicrobial prophylaxis for cardiac surgery involving implants?
    Carol E Chenoweth
    Clin Infect Dis 41:122-3; author reply 123-4. 2005
  28. ncbi request reprint Clinical problem solving: radiology. Radiology quiz case 2: Lemierre syndrome
    Mark A Zacharek
    Wayne State University, Detroit, MI, USA
    Arch Otolaryngol Head Neck Surg 128:597-9. 2002