Does this patient really need a catheter?
Jennifer Trueland Health journalist
The use of catheters has serious implications and nurses should constantly review the need to continue with them, says updated RCN guidance
Rose Gallagher has a message for nurses and other clinicians caring for patients in all health and care settings: before reaching for a catheter consider the alternatives.
Nursing Standard. 34, 5, 72-74. doi: 10.7748/ns.34.5.72.s22