Catheter care

Apply root cause analysis and identify the process and structure variables you could use to determine the cause(s) of the spike in nosocomial acquired UTIs in the facility.

Root Cause analysis You work in a small, long-term care facility and are often the only registered nurse working on the unit. Many of your patients have indwelling foley catheters. Recently, several patients have developed bladder infections, after having a unit nosocomial urinary tract infection (UTI) rate of less than 1% for the past year. […]

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