Subscribe

Urinary Tract Infection Catheter | Risk Factors

Purpose:

To identify risk factors for urinary tract infection in a patient with a urinary catheter.

Specialty:

Infectious Diseases
Nephrology, Urology, Obstetrics & Gynecology, Pedatrics, Genetics

Objective:

risk factors

ICD-10:

N30, N34, N39

Description:

Hessen et al compiled risk factors associated with urinary tract infections associated with placement of a urinary catheter. This can help identify a patient who may require closer monitoring,  prophylaxis or removal of the catheter.

To read more or access our algorithms and calculators, please log in or register.

RECENT TWEETS

medal descover
medal iphone