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Adult Urethral Catheterisation for Acute Care Settings

Doc type: Guideline

Doc No.: GL2015_016

Functional Group - Sub Group:
Clinical/ Patient Services - Critical care
Clinical/ Patient Services - Infectious diseases
Clinical/ Patient Services - Surgical
Clinical/ Patient Services - Maternity

Summary
This Guideline describes the best practice principles that should be employed when inserting and managing urethral catheters in adult acute care settings in NSW Public Health Organisations (PHOs).

Date of Publication: 15 December 2015

Replaces: N/A
Author Branch: Clinical Excellence Commission

This document applies to: Local Health Districts, Board Governed Statutory Health Corporations, Chief Executive Governed Statutory Health Corporations, Specialty Network Governed Statutory Health Corporations, Affiliated Health Organisations, Public Health System Support Division, Ministry of Health, Public Hospitals, NSW Health Pathology, Cancer Institute (NSW)

Audience: Hospital administration, nursing, medical, surgical, clinical governance,clinical staff

Distributed to: Public Health System, NSW Ambulance Service , Ministry of Health, Private Hospitals and Day Procedure Centres , Tertiary Education Institutes

Review Date: 15 December 2020

Policy Manual: Patient Matters

File No: CEC D15/7851

Status: Active

File link: Adult Urethral Catheterisation for Acute Care Settings
File size: 317Kb

Adult Urethral Catheterisation for Acute Care Settings

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