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Urinary tract infection: diagnosis and management for nurses

14 February 2007

Nursing Standard


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


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


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


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...

Preventing catheter-associated urinary tract infection

04 November 2015

Nursing Standard


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...

Promoting urinary continence in older women

22 October 2014

Nursing Standard


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