Journal of wound, ostomy, and continence nursing : official publication of The Wound, Ostomy and Continence Nurses Society, vol.44, no.1, pp.84-88, 2017 (SCI-Expanded)
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Journal of wound, ostomy, and continence nursing : official publication of The Wound, Ostomy and Continence Nurses Society
Science Citation Index Expanded (SCI-EXPANDED), Social Sciences Citation Index (SSCI), Scopus
Chlorhexidine gluconate, Indwelling urinary catheter, Periurethral cleansing, Povidone-iodine, Urinary catheter care, Urinary catheterization, INFECTION-RATES, TRACT-INFECTION, UNITS
Acibadem Mehmet Ali Aydinlar University Affiliated:
PURPOSE: The aim of this study was to evaluate the efficacy of periurethral cleaning with 10% povidone-iodine, 0.05% chlorhexidine gluconate, or sterile water in preventing catheter-associated urinary tract infections (CAUTIs) prior to indwelling urinary catheter insertion in a pediatric intensive care unit. A secondary aim was to identify pathogens resulting in CAUTIs in this group.