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The category of Genitourinary (GU) contains subject matter for care of the patient with medical and surgical issues of the GU system (genital and urinary systems). GU mainly focuses on the surgical and medical diseases of the male and female urinary tract system and the male reproductive organs. These issues include various types of cancer and other conditions.
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Answer: At the present time, our staff does not do these procedures. In the past 8 months, we have had 2 requests for insertion of a coude catheter.” After a query of the members of the CPC committee, most have stated that nurses do in fact (as well as medical providers) insert coude catheters.
Answer: It is important to first focus on developing a culture of safety in your area. Nurses and nursing assistants need to be aware of standards of practice and policies related to this aspect of patient care, as well as the notion that they are to be followed...
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