Improving care for patients with catheters
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Improving care for patients with catheters

Erin Dean Health writer

Essential information

Continence is one of the fundamentals of nursing care and maintaining continence can help safeguard a patient’s quality of life. Many people may need catheters to help them manage everyday activities. Catheters can provide an effective way of draining the bladder, for short and long-term purposes, however their use increases the risk of infection.

Primary Health Care. 29, 4, 8-8. doi: 10.7748/phc.29.4.8.s7

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