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From understanding to defeating UTIs

Applying a holistic view when dealing with the treatment of as well as the prevention of UTIs is key.

 

Learn more about UTI Risk Factors model, a model that can help us better indentify where the risks are and what we and the patients suffering from UTIs can do to mimimize these risks.

In this theme we have handpicked a collection of articles, lectures and tools that can shed light and support in that UTIs become less prevalent among catheter users.

 

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The nurses role in infection management

Learn do’s and don’ts about infection management from Professor Pierre Denys

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UTI Risk Factors Model

Get a quick insight into the UTI Risk Factors model

UTI definition

Get the experts view on what it takes to determine that a person actually has a UTI

Education for you

Introducing the UTI Risk Factors model

Hear when a group of experts discuss and present the UTI Risk Factors model – a holistic model that can be used when trying to determine the cause and minimize the risk of getting UTIs

The Nurses Role in Infection Management

A lecture about the important role nurses play when it comes to teaching good IC routines including their role in detecting and only treating patients for UTI where the required symptoms can be documented.

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Do’s and don’t

Get a quick overview of what you should and should not do when it comes to diagnosing and treating UTIs.

Patient resources

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Help your patients getting a healthy bladder

If your patients don’t look after their bladders they may get UTIs. This booklet gives your patients an allround understanding of the bladder, what UTIs are, good routines to minimize the risk of getting UTIs etc.

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Handwashing guide

Thorough handwash is an important part of performing IC and should be part of your IC training

Evidence

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Adult Neurogenic Lower Urinary Tract Dysfunction and Intermittent Catheterisation in a Community Setting: Risk Factors Model for Urinary Tract Infections