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Urinary tract infection: diagnosis and management for nurses

14 February 2007

Nursing Standard

CPD

Urinary tract infection (UTI) is a common health problem, so it is important that nurses in all care settings know how to manage patients with this condition...

Nursing management of urinary tract infections

27 August 2015

Nursing Older People

Art & Science

Urinary tract infections (UTIs) are common in older people and can lead to serious complications. Infections can worsen underlying medical conditions, adversely...

Good practice in management of patients with urethral catheters

23 October 2010

Nursing Older People

Feature

Urinary tract infections are a well-known hazard associated with the use of indwelling urethral catheters in older people in hospital. These infections can have...

Auditing urinary catheter care

18 January 2012

Nursing Standard

Art & Science

Urinary catheters are the main cause of hospital-acquired urinary tract infections among inpatients. Healthcare staff can reduce the risk of patients developing an...

Assessment, management and prevention of urinary tract infections in men

27 July 2018

Nursing Standard

Continence

While urinary tract infections (UTIs) are uncommon in healthy men aged under 50 years, their prevalence rises in men aged over 65 years. UTIs can be classified as...

Prevention of indwelling catheter-associated urinary tract infections

01 March 2011

Nursing Older People

Feature

The use of indwelling urethral catheters has become a common aspect of patient care, but they can be a source of infection. Nurses can help to prevent...

Care of patients undergoing removal of an indwelling urinary catheter

28 September 2020

Nursing Standard

urology and renal

An indwelling urinary (Foley) catheter may be used in the management of various urological conditions, such as intractable incontinence and urinary retention, or as...

Preventing catheter-associated urinary tract infection

04 November 2015

Nursing Standard

CPD

Urinary tract infections (UTIs) are common in hospital and community settings. The major risk factor for developing a UTI is having a urethral catheter in situ. The...

Urinary tract infection prevention: evaluating Scotland’s national hydration campaign

28 May 2020

Nursing Older People

healthy ageing

Urinary tract infection (UTI) is a prevalent healthcare-associated infection in adult acute and long-term care facilities in Scotland. To convey the public health...

Promoting urinary continence in older women

22 October 2014

Nursing Standard

CPD

Continence promotion involves informing and educating the public and healthcare professionals that urinary incontinence is not an inevitable part of ageing, and can...