Title

Best Practices in Urinary Catheter Care

Document Type

Article

Publication Date

2010

Abstract

Urinary catheterization is a common healthcare intervention used to manage urinary dysfunction that poses serious associated risks and complications. This article discusses methods of urinary catheterization and their indications, catheter-associated complications, and assessment and management strategies that home healthcare practitioners can employ to ensure best patient outcomes and minimize complications.

Comments

Copyright 2010 Lippincott, Williams & Wilkins

Publication Title

Home Healthcare Nurse

Published Citation

Herter, R. & Kazer M. W. [Wallace] (June 2010). Best Practices in Urinary Catheter Care. Home Healthcare Nurse, 28(6), 342-349.

DOI

10.1097/NHH.0b013e3181df5d79

Peer Reviewed