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Frequency of Long-Term Indwelling Urinary Catheter Replacement: Clinical Effectiveness and Cost-Effectiveness

Last updated: August 21, 2019
Project Number: RB1374-000
Product Line: Rapid Response
Research Type: Devices and Systems
Report Type: Summary of Abstracts
Result type: Report

Question

  1. What is the clinical effectiveness of long-term indwelling urinary catheter replacement every month?
  2. What is the cost-effectiveness of long-term indwelling urinary catheter replacement every month?

Key Message

One systematic review was identified regarding the clinical effectiveness of replacement of long-term indwelling urinary catheters in adults. No relevant health technology assessments, randomized controlled trials, non-randomized studies, or economic evaluations were identified.