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Preventing catheter infections

There is growing evidence that catheters are over-used

Much of this use could be avoided. About 1 in 5 patients staying in hospital will end up with a urinary catheter. Urinary tract infection is the second most common healthcare-associated infection in hospitals in the UK. Read, 'Small tube - big problem' a BBC article by NAMRIP member, Professor Mandy Fader, and another article on the BBC, by correspondent  Andrew Bimelow, about Professor Fader's work.

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Preventing UTIs

Can some urine output can be monitored in ways other than catheterisation?

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