Urinary retention and incontinence as urological complications occurs in many situation and cause serious problems. Evidence-based nursing with PBS bladder scanner could avoid unnecessary infection and traumas to improve therapy experience, shorten patients hospitalization time and reduce cost.
Bladder scanner is an easy, comfortable and fast assistance to keep patients from dangerous urinary retention and infections.
Scientific evidence for directing inset and withdraw catheterization is the first step in preventing catheterization associated urinary tract infections (CAUTI) and antibiotics. With evidence to reduce unnecessary catheterization and shorten indwelling catheterization is recommended in CAUTI prevention guide by ANA of USA.
In most countries, the cost of CAUTI infections is covered by patient or hospital. Like US, the Medicare no longer pay the therapy cost of CAUTI since it is considered preventable by rational method, but Medicare still cover all the cost of prevention of CAUTI.
Urinary infection rates and cost could be reduced with proper prevention program, In the mean time decrease mortality and hospitalization time to improve therapy experience and outcome.