Midwifery BACK-TO-BASICS: auditing urinalysis in practice

Midwifery BACK-TO-BASICS: auditing urinalysis in practice Sylvia Bone Patient Safety Midwife at West Hertfordshire NHS Trust The value of urinalysis – setting the scene Health screening is a crucial part of quality maternal and newborn care (Renfrew et al, 2014). Urinalysis is a useful screening tool that can be utilised throughout the childbearing continuum. It […]

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The value of urinalysis – reviewing evidence and practice

The value of urinalysis – reviewing evidence and practice Anna Byrom – Senior lecturer UCLan and Editor TPM and Owner All4Maternity Published in The Practising Midwife Volume 22 Issue 3 March 2019 Background Urinalysis, previously known as uroscopy until the 17th century, began 6,000 years ago and was used as the primary diagnostic tool (Armstrong 2007). […]

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