Pilot Study of Avoidance of Bladder Catheters in Stroke Patients to Avoid Urinary Tract Infections

Terminated

Phase 2 Results N/A

Update History

15 Nov '12
A location was updated in San Francisco.
New
The overall status was removed for University of California San Francisco.
6 Oct '11
The eligibility criteria were updated.
New
Inclusion Criteria: - Adults aged ≥18 - Admission to the neurovascular service at UCSF (from the ED or from an outside hospital) - Diagnosis of acute stroke or intracerebral hemorrhage Exclusion Criteria: - Glasgow Coma Scale (GCS) <9 - Need for intubation or sedation - An active medical problem requiring the use of a bladder catheter (e.g., congestive heart failure exacerbation, acute bladder outlet obstruction) - Subarachnoid hemorrhage - Patients who are asymptomatic or have minimal symptoms from stroke - Bladder catheter already in place for >12 hours - Contraindication for bladder catheterization - Evidence of UTI on admission
Old
Inclusion Criteria: - Adults aged ?18 - Admission to the neurovascular service at UCSF (from the ED or from an outside hospital) - Diagnosis of acute stroke or intracerebral hemorrhage Exclusion Criteria: - Glasgow Coma Scale (GCS) <9 - Need for intubation or sedation - An active medical problem requiring the use of a bladder catheter (e.g., congestive heart failure exacerbation, acute bladder outlet obstruction) - Subarachnoid hemorrhage - Patients who are asymptomatic or have minimal symptoms from stroke - Bladder catheter already in place for >12 hours - Contraindication for bladder catheterization - Evidence of UTI on admission