Catheter-Acquired Urinary Tract Infection

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Jeong, I., Park, S., Jeong, J. S., Kim, D. S., Choi, Y. S., Lee, Y. S., & Park, Y. M. (2010). Comparison of Catheter-associated Urinary Tract Infection Rates by Perineal Care Agents in Intensive Care Units. Asian Nursing Research, 142-150.

Intro: The authors of this study explored the efficacy of preventing catheter-acquired urinary tract infections by using a sampling of four different perineal care products on catheterized women in an Intensive Care Unit setting in Korea. ROL: The authors of this study included reviews of clinical guidelines provided by the Joanna Briggs Institute and the United States Centers for Disease Control and Prevention. The authors report limited research that focuses on perineal care for the prevention of CAUTI.
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Findings: The authors found that the type of perineal care held no significance in the prevention of CAUTI. Relevance: The authors included the use of …show more content…
E., Matsumoto, T., Tambyah, P. A., & Naber, K. G. (2008). European and Asian guidelines of management and prevention of catheter-associated urinary tract infections. International Journal of Antimicrobial Agents, S68-S78.

Intro: The authors of this study focused their information on providing guidelines for the prevention of catheter-acquired urinary tract infections for use across all medical disciplines. ROL: The authors reviewed sources of literature concerning onset, therapies, and preventative measures used in the treatment of CAUTI. Methods: A systematic search of randomized controlled trials was performed. Using this information, evidence-based recommendations were written for the medical community. Findings: A systematic approach to catheterization and catheter care protocols are necessary in the prevention of CAUTI. Perineal care protocol reporting was vague, with little to no definitive information other than little has been reported on whether the use of antiseptic products for perineal care is beneficial. Relevance: This article includes as a risk factor for contracting a CAUTI as being a member of the female sex. Also reported is that more bacteriuria is found in women. There is no clear evidence that the use of antimicrobial cleansing products can reduce the instances of CAUTI and is not recommended for perineal

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