Search query:

Filter by date

Results 1 - 10 of 15 Search Tips

Urinary catheterisation: assessing the best options for patients

25 March 2009

Nursing Standard

Art & Science

There are two methods of draining urine from the bladder via a catheter. They involve intermittent catheterisation or the use of an indwelling catheter. This article...

Female urethral catheterisation

31 October 2007

Nursing Standard

CPD

This article examines the procedure of female urinary catheterisation. The importance of holistic patient assessment is emphasised, and patient consent, catheter...

Urinary catheterisation

12 March 2008

Nursing Standard

Art & Science

This article examines the benefits and risks associated with urinary catheterisation and how these risks can be reduced.

Insertion of a urinary catheter

01 November 2006

Nursing Older People

Gerontological care and practice

Although a common procedure in the care of older people, the insertion of a urinary catheter carries considerable risk – for example, from infection or trauma....

Intermittent catheterisation: using a reflective framework

11 July 2006

Nursing Standard

Learning zone continuing professional development

Intermittent catheterisation is a safe and acceptable method of bladder emptying, however, the impact it has on a patient’s quality of life may not be fully...

Urinary catheterisation:assessing the best options for patients

31 March 2009

Nursing Standard

Art &science continenece

There are two methods of draining urine from the bladder via a catheter. They involve intermittent catheterisation or the use of an indwelling catheter. This article...

Insertion, care and management of suprapubic catheters

04 November 2008

Nursing Standard

Learning zone continence focus

A suprapubic catheter may be used to drain the bladder of urine as an alternative to an indwelling urethral catheter. It can be inserted as a temporary or permanent...

Reducing urinary tract infections in catheterised patients

14 January 2015

Nursing Standard

Art & Science

Urinary tract infections in catheterised patients continue to present a challenge in reducing healthcare-associated infection. In this article, an infection...

Removal of short-term indwelling urethral catheters

06 February 2008

Nursing Standard

Art & Science

This information on best practice discusses the evidence for the removal of short-term indwelling urethral catheters. The article has been reproduced with the...

Insertion, care and management of suprapubic catheters

29 October 2008

Nursing Standard

CPD

A suprapubic catheter may be used to drain the bladder of urine as an alternative to an indwelling urethral catheter. It can be inserted as a temporary or permanent...