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Types of urethral catheters for management of short-term voiding problems in hospitalised adults

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Title
Types of urethral catheters for management of short-term voiding problems in hospitalised adults
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John Wiley & Sons, Ltd, April 2008
DOI 10.1002/14651858.cd004013.pub3
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Authors

Schumm, Katie, Lam, Thomas BL

Abstract

Urinary tract infection (UTI) is the most common hospital acquired infection. The major associated cause is indwelling urinary catheters. Currently there are many types of catheters available. A variety of specialised urethral catheters have been designed to reduce the risk of infection. These include antiseptic impregnated catheters and antibiotic impregnated catheters. Other issues that should be considered when choosing a catheter are ease of use, comfort and cost.

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Geographical breakdown

Country Count As %
Brazil 2 4%
United States 1 2%
Singapore 1 2%
United Kingdom 1 2%
Unknown 52 91%

Demographic breakdown

Readers by professional status Count As %
Student > Ph. D. Student 11 19%
Researcher 10 18%
Student > Master 7 12%
Student > Bachelor 7 12%
Other 5 9%
Other 14 25%
Unknown 3 5%
Readers by discipline Count As %
Medicine and Dentistry 27 47%
Agricultural and Biological Sciences 7 12%
Nursing and Health Professions 6 11%
Chemistry 3 5%
Engineering 2 4%
Other 9 16%
Unknown 3 5%