International Collaboration of Orthopaedic Nursing Conference

Kelly*, H. (Speaker)

Activity: Participating in or organising an event typesConference

Description

Improving older frail hip fracture patients’ experience and recovery: New standards for catheterization

Britta Hørdam, RN, Ph.D., Director of UCSJ Health Research and Development Department. Corresponding author
*Hélène Taylor Kelly, RN, MSc, Associate professor, University College Zealand.
Bettan Bagger, RN, MA, Associate professor, University College Zealand
Tine Varmarken, RN, Clinical Development Nurse, Slagelse Hospital
Niels Pedersen, RN, Chief Nurse, Slagelse Hospital

Background:
An Interregional Project named Pro-hip aims at improving hip surgery patients’ outcomes based on best evidence in relation to rehabilitation; nutrition; urine retention; delirium and pressure ulcers. This presentation is an introduction to a new evidence based standard developed in the clinical setting with respect to urine retention after hip fracture surgery.
Target group:
Frail hip surgery patients > 65
Aim:
-Developing evidence based clinical standards
-Decreasing retention and urinary tract infections
-Optimizing patient outcomes and patient experience
Methodology:
-Systematic review identifying best evidence with respect to intermittent versus permanent catheterization
-Developing the new standard
-Implementation
-Audit and evaluation
Presentation and sharing:
-Target groups
-Decisions makers
Conclusion:
Reduction of incidence of retention and urinary tract infection
Reduction of workload
Cost benefits
PeriodMay 2013
Event typeConference
Conference number2nd ICON Conference & 36th CONA Conference
LocationVancouver, Canada