Cleansing Methods During the Insertion and Maintenance of Indwelling Urinary Catheters: Clinical Effectiveness and Guidelines


( Last Updated : June 23, 2017)
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RB1110-000

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  1. What is the clinical effectiveness of cleansing during the insertion and maintenance of indwelling urinary catheters in patients admitted to acute or long-term care settings?
  2. What are the evidence-based guidelines associated with the cleansing during the insertion and maintenance of indwelling urinary catheters in patients admitted to acute or long-term care settings?

Key Message

Three systematic reviews with meta-analyses and one randomized controlled trial were identified regarding the clinical effectiveness of cleansing during the insertion and maintenance of indwelling urinary catheters for admitted patients in acute or long-term care settings. Additionally, seven evidence-based guidelines were identified.