AB034. The application of comprehensive nursing measures to prevent catheter-associated urinary tract infection in urological patients
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AB034. The application of comprehensive nursing measures to prevent catheter-associated urinary tract infection in urological patients

Xue Li

Department of Urology, the Second Hospital of Jilin University, Changchun 130041, China


Abstract: Section 1: definition of CAUTI & Introduction of epidemiology of CAUTI: catheter-associated urinary tract infection means after patients with indwelling catheter or occurred within 48 hours of urinary tract infection when pull out urethral catheter. UTI is one of the most common nosocomial infection. The 70–80% caused by indwelling catheter. There are 12–16% inpatients of adult hospital need to use indwelling catheter sometime after admission. Section 2: which harm can be caused by CAUTI: (I) prolong hospital stay; (II) increase hospitalization costs; (III) aggravate the disease. Section 3: diagnostic criteria of CAUTI: (I) clinical manifestation: the urge to urinate frequently, urgency to urinate and painful urination; (II) laboratory examination: routine urinalysis and bacterial cultivation. Section 4: risk factors of CAUTI: (I) the time of indwelling catheter; (II) high risk group; (III) susceptible link; (IV) hand hygiene. Section 5: prevention strategy of CAUTI: take comprehensive nursing measures to prevent catheter-associated urinary tract infection in urological patients. Section 6: summary.

Keywords: Catheter-associated urinary tract infection; comprehensive nursing; urological


doi: 10.21037/tau.2017.s034


Cite this abstract as: Li X. The application of comprehensive nursing measures to prevent catheter-associated urinary tract infection in urological patients. Transl Androl Urol 2017;6(Suppl 3):AB034. doi: 10.21037/tau.2017.s034