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Table 2 Quality audit of the insertion of a urinary catheter

From: A prospective study on the pathogenesis of catheter-associated bacteriuria in critically ill patients

Questions % of answers in accordance with recommendations
Knowledge of protocol 100% (10/10)
Two people performing urinary catheterization 80% (8/10)
Genital cleaning 100% (10/10)
 Sterile single-dose plain soap 70% (7/10)
 Non-sterile plain soap 10% (1/10)
 Chlorhexidine scrub 20% (2/10)
Hand hygiene before genital cleaning 100% (10/10)
Alcohol-based hand rubbing 50% (5/10)
 Plain soap handwashing 20% (2/10)
 Antiseptic soap handwashing 30% (3/10)
 Use of vinyl gloves 100% (10/10)
Hand hygiene after genital cleaning 80% (8/10)
Alcohol-based hand rubbing 50% (4/8)
 Plain soap handwashing 25% (2/8)
 Antiseptic soap handwashing 25% (2/8)
Installer: mask, hygiene cap, disposable apron 100% (10/10)
Antisepsis of urinary meatus with sterile gloves 100% (10/10)
 Dakin solution 80% (8/10)
 Chlorexhidine 0.05% (sterile single dose) 20% (2/10)
Hand hygiene after sterile glove removal 100% (10/10)
Alcohol-based hand rubbing 50% (5/10)
 Plain soap handwashing 20% (2/10)
 Antiseptic soap handwashing 20% (2/10)
Sterile urinary catheterization 100% (10/10)
Hand hygiene after catheterization 90% (9/10)
Alcohol-based hand rubbing 56% (5/9)
 Plain soap handwashing 22% (2/9)
 Antiseptic soap handwashing 22% (2/9)
Securing the collector bag in a sloping position 100% (10/10)
Traceability = date of catheterization
 On collector bag 100% (10/10)
 In patient file 90% (9/10)
  1. 10 observations were made by one investigator of 10 consecutive catheterizations. The audit grid was established in accordance with national recommendations [4]