Use of urinary collection devices in skilled nursing facilities in five states.

@article{Rogers2008UseOU,
  title={Use of urinary collection devices in skilled nursing facilities in five states.},
  author={Mary A M Rogers and Lona Mody and Samuel R. Kaufman and Brant E. Fries and Laurence F McMahon and Sanjay Saint},
  journal={Journal of the American Geriatrics Society},
  year={2008},
  volume={56 5},
  pages={854-61}
}
OBJECTIVES To assess use of urinary collection devices (external, intermittent, and indwelling catheters; pads or briefs) and examine predictors of indwelling catheters in skilled nursing facilities (SNFs). DESIGN Retrospective cohort study. SETTING SNFs in California, Florida, Michigan, New York, and Texas. PARTICIPANTS All patients admitted to SNFs in 2003 who remained there for 1 year (N=57,302). MEASUREMENTS Characteristics of patients who used different collection strategies… CONTINUE READING

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