Train your nursing staff for less than $4 per person!
Catheter-associated urinary tract infections (CAUTI) are a high-profile, hospital-acquired condition that cause your patients harm and may cost your facility thousands of dollars. Evidence-based practices can:
- Limit unnecessary catheterization
- Reduce catheter duration
- Prevent many CAUTIs
Train bedside caregivers on the latest evidence-based best practices for catheter selection and care with Catheter-Associated Urinary Tract Infections: Evidence-Based Best Practices for Nurses by Mikel L. Gray, PhD, CUNP, CCCN, FAANP, FAAN. This easy-to-read handbook walks bedside caregivers through evidence-based guidelines to improve patient outcomes and provides training in this key present-on-admission condition.
Take a look at the Table of Contents:
- Organizational Focus
- Understanding CAUTIs
- Diagnosis of CAUTI
- Criteria for Using Catheters
- Selecting the Optimal Catheter
- Sterile Technique for Catheterization
- Selecting an Optimal Urinary Drainage System
- Bladder Irrigation Solutions
- Preventing CAUTIs in Long-Term Indwelling Catheters
Sold in packages of 25, it’s easy and affordable to give a copy to every staff member who provides critical patient care.
This handbook is a great companion to the book and CD-ROM Preventing Catheter-Associated Urinary Tract Infections: Build an Evidence-Based Program to Improve Patient Outcomes!
Learn how to craft a complete, personalized CAUTI prevention program, effectively document present on admission cases, track catheter duration, educate staff, and receive appropriate reimbursement.
ABOUT THE AUTHOR
Mikel L. Gray, PhD, CUNP, CCCN, FAANP, FAAN, is a nurse practitioner and professor in the department of urology and school of nursing at the University of Virginia in Charlottesville and editor in chief of the Journal of Wound, Ostomy and Continence Nursing.
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