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Best practices in urinary catheter care.
MedLine Citation:
PMID:  20539136     Owner:  NLM     Status:  MEDLINE    
Abstract/OtherAbstract:
Urinary catheterization is a common healthcare intervention used to manage urinary dysfunction that poses serious associated risks and complications. This article discusses methods of urinary catheterization and their indications, catheter-associated complications, and assessment and management strategies that home healthcare practitioners can employ to ensure best patient outcomes and minimize complications.
Authors:
Rebecca Herter; Meredith Wallace Kazer
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Publication Detail:
Type:  Journal Article; Validation Studies    
Journal Detail:
Title:  Home healthcare nurse     Volume:  28     ISSN:  1539-0713     ISO Abbreviation:  Home Healthc Nurse     Publication Date:  2010 Jun 
Date Detail:
Created Date:  2010-06-11     Completed Date:  2010-12-20     Revised Date:  -    
Medline Journal Info:
Nlm Unique ID:  8403379     Medline TA:  Home Healthc Nurse     Country:  United States    
Other Details:
Languages:  eng     Pagination:  342-9; quiz 349-51     Citation Subset:  N    
Affiliation:
Yale University School of Nursing, New Haven, CT, USA.
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MeSH Terms
Descriptor/Qualifier:
Benchmarking
Home Care Services
Humans
Nursing Assessment / methods
Patient Education as Topic / methods
Practice Guidelines as Topic
Urinary Catheterization / instrumentation,  methods,  nursing*,  standards*

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