Volume 11, Issue 2 (6-2008)                   J Arak Uni Med Sci 2008, 11(2): 10-18 | Back to browse issues page

XML Persian Abstract Print

Download citation:
BibTeX | RIS | EndNote | Medlars | ProCite | Reference Manager | RefWorks
Send citation to:

Basami K, Mahdavi Z, Nikravan Mofrad M, Kohestani H, Baghcheghi N. Effects of disinfecting meatus and urinary catheter with 10% Povidone Iodine ointment on incidence rate of bacteriuria in hospitalized male patients in neurologic wards. J Arak Uni Med Sci 2008; 11 (2) :10-18
URL: http://jams.arakmu.ac.ir/article-1-214-en.html
1- , kuroush 2004@yahoo.com
Abstract:   (24186 Views)
Introduction: Urinary tract infection is one of the most common nosocomial infections that mainly occur after instrumentation in urinary tract, particularly after urinary catheterization. This study was conducted to assess disinfection's effects of meatus and urinary catheter with 10% Povidone Iodine ointment on incidence of bacteriuria in hospitalized patients of neurological unit of Shohadaye Tajrish hospital in iran. Methods and Materials: This study , is a randomized clinical trail which is done on Seventy stroke's patients that were catheterized by urologic expert's selected on convenience sampling and randomly divided to tow groups (Experimental group: 35 patients, Control group: 35 patients). In the experimental group, meatus and catheter drainage tube junction were disinfected daily and spigot was disinfected tow times a day by PVP10% ointment. In the control group the cares were done by normal saline. In days: 2,5,8,11,14 a urine sample was sent to lab for culture. The maximum period of study was 14 days. Results: Incidence of bacteriuria in experimental and control groups were 20% and 42.9%, respectively. Relative risk was 2.14. In patients with positive urine cultures: puri was 85.7% in experimental group and 86.6% in control group. Clinical symptoms of UTI were seen in 28.6% in experimental group and 33.3% in control group. Conclusion: This study showed that application of povidone-iodine 10% ointment for disinfection meatus and catheter drainage tube junction is effective to prevent catheter-associated urinary tract infection in male patients.
Full-Text [PDF 206 kb]   (7609 Downloads)    
Subject: General
Received: 2009/03/5

Add your comments about this article : Your username or Email:

Send email to the article author

Rights and permissions
Creative Commons License This work is licensed under a Creative Commons Attribution-NonCommercial 4.0 International License.

© 2023 CC BY-NC 4.0 | Journal of Arak University of Medical Sciences

Designed & Developed by : Yektaweb