The quest for best practice in caring for the home care patient with an indwelling urinary catheter: the New Jersey experience.

@article{Sienkiewicz2008TheQF,
  title={The quest for best practice in caring for the home care patient with an indwelling urinary catheter: the New Jersey experience.},
  author={Josephine Sienkiewicz and Ginny Wilkinson and Kathleen D Emr},
  journal={Home healthcare nurse},
  year={2008},
  volume={26 2},
  pages={121-8; quiz 129-30}
}
This article describes the development of a urinary tract infection (UTI) benchmarking project by the Home Care Association of New Jersey for New Jersey's home care agencies. In the quest for best practice in caring for the home care client with an indwelling urinary catheter, identification of an acceptable UTI rate for indwelling catheter patients was needed to use as a benchmark for care practices.A literature search showed a paucity of evidence. Therefore, the Association agreed to lead a… CONTINUE READING

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