Catheter-associated Urinary Tract Infections (CAUTIs) are one of the most common types of complications in those with indwelling catheters. Also, tackling CAUTIs is difficult as they can be caused by any number of different bacteria, meaning that the cause must
Using a catheter comes with a learning curve. Initially, using a catheter can be tricky and it will take some time to get used to, but eventually, you’ll learn how to manage and live with one. However, certain tricks can
For some people, finding out that they have to live with a catheter can be upsetting. For others, they’re just glad their retention or incontinence problems have been solved. While initial reactions vary, the majority of patients and their loved
CAUTIs are extremely common in hospitals. The risk of bacteria developing on an indwelling catheter sits at 5% per day, meaning it takes one month for an infection to be statistically guaranteed. Many are annoying rather than harmful and if
Catheter-Associated Urinary Tract Infections (CAUTIs) are one of the most common types of infection contracted in hospitals and unlike normal UTIs, they can be much harder to diagnose and treat. As CAUTI can pose a risk of causing severe kidney
Breakthrough as medics create new vibrating catheter that could help 90,000 patients in Briton each year
A new device that uses soundwaves to ‘shake’ away bacteria could protect thousands of hospital patients from painful and potentially life-threatening bladder infections.
It is no secret that Catheter-Associated Urinary Tract Infections (CAUTIs) which are extremely virulent, are very dif cult to treat and eradicate.