Corpus ID: 28937408

A-voiding catastrophe: implementing a nurse-driven protocol.

  title={A-voiding catastrophe: implementing a nurse-driven protocol.},
  author={C. Mori},
  journal={Medsurg nursing : official journal of the Academy of Medical-Surgical Nurses},
  volume={23 1},
          15-21, 28
  • C. Mori
  • Published 2014
  • Medicine
  • Medsurg nursing : official journal of the Academy of Medical-Surgical Nurses
  • PURPOSE To evaluate the effectiveness of a nurse-driven indwelling urinary catheter removal protocol in an acute care setting. [...] Key Method Indwelling catheter usage was tabulated monthly from nursing clinical documentation. The sum of catheter days was divided by the total patient days and multiplied by 100 to get a percentage of catheter usage for each month.Expand Abstract
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