Which bladder management method is best for Urinary Tract Infection prevention

May 15, 2020 9:00:00 AM

Given the great variability in the definitions used to diagnose Urinary Tract Infection (UTI), this review will aid in providing an overview of the joint clinical evidence between the different bladder management methods with regard to UTI risk.

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Topics: ISC, CIC, UTI, Self-catheterisation, CAUTI

Science Alert: Intermittent catheterisation – A multi-purpose therapy

Sep 25, 2017 12:21:00 PM

At first glance, assisted urine voiding through catheterisation may seem like an unnatural thing. If, however, the evidence surrounding intermittent catheterisation (a more technical name for it) is studied, it becomes clear that this is indeed something useful. New research reveals that intermittent catheterisation is a central part of many treatment regimens. In this month’s Science Alert we look into some of them.

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Topics: Scientific Papers, Catheterisation, Clinical Studies, Bladder Management, Science Alert, ISC, CAUTI

Science Alert: Catheter-associated Urinary Tract Infections (CAUTI) – Success Stories

Sep 8, 2017 12:24:00 PM

New success stories are being published every month on how to reduce the burden of catheter-associated urinary tract infections (CAUTI).

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Topics: Scientific Papers, Catheterisation, Clinical Studies, Neurogenic Bladder, Bladder Management, Spinal Cord Injury, Science Alert, ISC, Neurogenic Bowel, CAUTI

Science Alert: Urinary tract infection (UTI) – Invincible or possible to defeat?

Jun 30, 2017 3:15:00 PM

The battle against urinary tract infections (UTIs) is on. UTIs are a heavy burden for many: the healthcare system, society and, not least, the individual.

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Topics: Scientific Papers, Catheterisation, Clinical Studies, Bladder Management, Science Alert, ISC, CAUTI

Science Alert: The end of CAUTI = the end of indwelling urinary catheter use?

Jun 11, 2017 11:37:00 AM

Catheter-associated urinary tract infection (CAUTI) is the most common healthcare-associated infection and it has major cost implications for health services. It is a highly researched field with several new studies published every month covering prevention strategies and interventions.

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Topics: Scientific Papers, Catheterisation, Clinical Studies, Bladder Management, Science Alert, ISC, CAUTI