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  1. Appraising the Literature On Bathing Practices And Catheter-Associated Urinary Tract Infection Prevention.

    Urologic nursing : official journal of the Amer... 35(1):11 (2015) PMID 26298937

    As pressure for reduced catheter-associated urinary tract infection (CA UTI) rates continues, health care organizations are challenged to find new methods for infection prevention. The purpose of this review is to synthesize the evidence regarding the impact of bathing practices, particularly no...
  2. Probiotics in Preventing Recurrent Urinary Tract Infections in Women: A Literature Review.

    Urologic nursing : official journal of the Amer... 35(1):18 (2015) PMID 26298938

    Increasing antibiotic resistance and increasing resistance to commonly used antibiotics makes treatment and prevention of urinary tract infections difficult. Although more research is needed, probiotics should be considered a useful and safe alternative to antibiotics.
  3. Professional Apathy: Avoiding And Preventing This Chronic Work Condition.

    Urologic nursing : official journal of the Amer... 35(1):46 (2015) PMID 26298943

  4. Peyronie's Disease: Overview and Recent Treatment Advances.

    Urologic nursing : official journal of the Amer... 35(4):164 (2015) PMID 26402991

    Peyronie's disease is a chronic condition affecting approximately 3% to 9% of adult males and is associated with significant negative effects on physical and psychosocial well-being and quality of life. Historically, treatment has been limited by a lack of understanding of the pathophysiology. R...
  5. Risk Factors for Nosocomial Bacteremia Secondary to Urinary Catheter-Associated Bacteriuria: A Systematic Review.

    Urologic nursing : official journal of the Amer... 35(4):191 (2015) PMID 26402994 PMCID PMC4586038

    A systematic appraisal of evidence suggests that male patients in hospital may be at higher risk for bacteremia following urinary catheter-associated bacteriuria than females. Other risk factors include immunosuppressant medication, red blood cell transfusion, neutropenia, malignancy, and liver ...
  6. Refining a Prostate Cancer Survivor's Toolkit.

    Urologic nursing : official journal of the Amer... 35(1):22 (2015) PMID 26298939

    Men who have undergone radical prostatectomy for the treatment of prostate cancer often lack knowledge about post-surgical care to bridge this gap in knowledge. Thus, we developed, refined, and validated a prostate cancer survivor's toolkit, which provides these men in the care required after th...
  7. Starting the Conversation.

    Urologic nursing : official journal of the Amer... 35(1):8 (2015) PMID 26298936

  8. Conservative Treatment of Stress Urinary Incontinence In Women: A 10-Year (2004-2013) Scoping Review of the Literature.

    Urologic nursing : official journal of the Amer... 35(4):179 (2015) PMID 26402992

    Stress urinary incontinence is a serious threat to the well-being of women world-wide. In this scoping review of the literature, we examined the most prominent research foci between the years 2004 and 2013. In this article, conservative treat-ment is operationalized as any non-surgical or non-ph...
  9. Transition from Pediatric to Adult Health Care in Patients with Chronic Illnesses: An Integrative Review.

    Urologic nursing : official journal of the Amer... 35(5):231 (2015) PMID 26630779

    A systematic review of the literature was performed to identify barriers, themes, or additional insight specific to the transitional care processes from a pediatric to an adult health care setting for patients with spina bifida.
  10. Pre- and Post-Operative Care With Associated Intra-Operative Techniques for Phalloplasty In Female-to-Male Patients.

    Urologic nursing : official journal of the Amer... 35(3):134 (2015) PMID 26298948

    Phalloplasty, or creation of the penis, is one of the steps in gender confirming surgery for a female-to-male patient and for males with absence or malformation of the penis. Here, the most common techniques for phalloplasty, along with the pre-operative and post-operative care are discussed.