Evidence Based Practice: A Case Study

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Evidence based practice is a big part of the medical field and what we as nurses use to take care of patients in the hospital. An example would be the sterilization technique of catheterization and the importance of pericare before inserting a catheter into a patient. Sterilization technique ensures that there is no introduction of bacterial agents that may cause serious infectious such as sepsis, and death. Even if a nurse is using the best devices, it does not matter without proper sanitary care (The Fight Against UTIs Continues, 2011). Pericare is an essential component of caring for a patient with a catheter. With pericare it helps to reduce the risks of having a urinary infection and prevents any bacterial agents from entering the

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