Prevention of urinary Cather associated infections

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Prevention of urinary Cather associated infections

  1. 1. Dr.T.V.Rao MDPREVENTION OF URINARYCATHER ASSOCIATEDINFECTIONSBASIC SKILLS6/2/2013DR.T.V.RAO MD 1
  2. 2. • Insertcatheters onlyforappropriateindicationsUSE CATHETERS WHEN NECESSARY6/2/2013DR.T.V.RAO MD 2
  3. 3. • Leavecatheters inplace only aslong asneededUSE THE CRITERIA OF NECESSITY TO USECATHETERS6/2/2013DR.T.V.RAO MD 3
  4. 4. • Ensure that onlyproperly trainedpersons insert andmaintaincatheters.• Train the people tothe NeedsTRAINED PERSON SHOULD DO THEPROCEDURE6/2/2013DR.T.V.RAO MD 4
  5. 5. • Insert cathetersusing aseptictechnique andsterileequipment(acute caresetting)ASEPTIC TECHNIQUES REDUCE MORBIDITYAND MORTALITY6/2/2013DR.T.V.RAO MD 5
  6. 6. • Follow asepticinsertion,maintain acloseddrainagesystemASEPTIC INSERTION REDUCES THEINFECTIONS6/2/2013DR.T.V.RAO MD 6
  7. 7. • Maintainunobstructedurine flow• Comply with CDChand hygienerecommendationsand StandardPrecautionsCARE TO SEE THE UNOBSTRUCTED FLOWOF URINE6/2/2013DR.T.V.RAO MD 7
  8. 8. • Alternatives toindwelling urinarycatheterization• Use of portableultrasound devicesfor assessing urinevolume to reduceunnecessarycatheterizationsCONSIDER TO AVOID CATHETERISATION OFURINARY BLADDERDOES THE PATIENT REALLY NEED IT ?6/2/2013DR.T.V.RAO MD 8
  9. 9. • Use ofantimicrobial/antiseptic-impregnatedcathetersUSE OF NEWER DEVELOPMENTS IN CATHETERSINCLUDING ANTIBIOTIC IMPREGNATED6/2/2013DR.T.V.RAO MD 9
  10. 10. LEARN ON MANNEQUINS BEFOREYOU TRY ON HUMAN6/2/2013DR.T.V.RAO MD 10
  11. 11. NO SUBSTITUTE FOR HAND WASHING ININFECTION CONTROL6/2/2013DR.T.V.RAO MD 11
  12. 12. VISIT ME MORE ARTICLES OF INTEREST ININFECTIONS……RAO’S INFECTION CARE6/2/2013DR.T.V.RAO MD 12
  13. 13. • The Programmed Created by Dr.T.V.Rao MD as perthe CDC guidelines for the Benefit of Medical andParamedical Professionals in the Developing world• Email• doctortvrao@gmail.com6/2/2013DR.T.V.RAO MD 13

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