The Effect of Written Posted Instructions on Collection of Clean-Catch Urine Specimens in the Emergency Department.

@article{Maher2017TheEO,
  title={The Effect of Written Posted Instructions on Collection of Clean-Catch Urine Specimens in the Emergency Department.},
  author={Patrick Joseph Maher and Alisha Emily Cutler Brown and Medley O'Keefe Gatewood},
  journal={The Journal of emergency medicine},
  year={2017},
  volume={52 5},
  pages={639-644}
}
BACKGROUND Urinalysis testing is frequently ordered in the emergency department (ED), but contamination of urine specimens limits the interpretation of results. The mid-stream, clean-catch (MSCC) procedure for urine specimen collection is recommended to decrease contamination rates, but without instructions this procedure has poor compliance. OBJECTIVE To… CONTINUE READING