Urinalysis: ensuring accurate urine testing
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Urinalysis: ensuring accurate urine testing

Rosemary Cook Team Leader, Primary Care Development, North Staffordshire Health Authority

This article describes the procedures for obtaining a urine specimen and the information urinalysis can provide. The assessment is worth five RCN CEPs. It relates to UKCC professional development categories: care enhancement and reducing risk

Aim and intended learning outcomes

The aim of this article is to review the knowledge and skills that are required to carry out urinalysis in a ward or clinic setting.

Nursing Standard. 10, 46, 49-55. doi: 10.7748/ns.10.46.49.s47

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