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Supra Pubic Catheter and medical orders
Hi Laura,
Thanks for your question. I have forwarded your question to our team of nurses who will provide an answer within 3 business days.
Kind regards,
Claudia. ACE team

Supra Pubic Catheter and medical orders

Good afternoon,

I was wondering if you could help me, I am trying to find out if a GP/ Medical physician order is required for an RN to change an SPC in the Community setting?  In my previous role this was the case, I can't find this practice documented anywhere however.

I have been searching for 2 days! came accross your great website- have downloaded the guidlines!=



help children reading

Read aloud and rhyming. Some authors are great for the beginning readers, such as: Dr. Seuss. The books with repetitive word patterns are good choices for you. It can deepen the feel of reading. have a Sweet memories from here

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Bladder Diary (English)
A bladder diary can assist health professionals in determining what type of incontinence you are experiencing. This can then assist in the development of an individual treatment program to manage urinary incontinence.  (Fact sheet)

Organisation/Publisher: Continence Foundation of Australia
Date of publication/last review: 2011

01 Bladder Control Problem? (English)
This brochure explains the causes and signs of common bladder control problems. Includes a self-assessment questionnaire that helps the consumer work out if they have urinary incontinence. Has information on where to seek help.  (Brochure)

Organisation/Publisher: Department of Health - Continence Programs
Date of publication/last review: 2016

Continence Products and Toileting Aids: Personal Characteristics and Specific Considerations When Selecting Continence Products and Toileting Aids (2010) (English)
This booklet provides a detailed analysis of different types of commonly used continence products and aids. Individual characteristics such as gross and fine motor skills, weight, vision, and cognitive function are considered for each style of product. Due to the size of the Continence Products and Toileting Aids, we are unable to display on this webpage, please visit the Queensland Department of Health website at  (Guidelines)

Organisation/Publisher: HACC/MASS Continence Project