Catheter associated urinary tract infections
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... and Introduction and Problem Definition Urinary Tract Infections commonly referred toas UTI’s are infections that infect the urethra, the bladder, the ureter and the kidney. This infection is mostly by bacteria infection, E.coli (Rane and Dasgupta, 2013). In North Memorial Health Care, Brooklyn, research shows that of all urinary tract infections, the use of catheters account for about 45% (Rane and Dasgupta). This shows that it is a very infectious condition. The urinary catheter is a tube which is inserted into the bladder and connected to the urethra so as to help in draining urine. . The use of the urinary catheter has some side effects such as kidney failure or even weakening of the body’s...