TITLE

Intermittent non-sterile self-catheterisation

PUB. DATE
July 1976
SOURCE
British Medical Journal;7/3/1976, Vol. 2 Issue 6026, p5
SOURCE TYPE
Academic Journal
DOC. TYPE
Article
ABSTRACT
Focuses on the effects of intermittent non-sterile self-catheterization. Implications of decreased resistance to the urethelium for the urinary tract; Reduction of the incidence of symptomatic infection; Enumeration of methods used for managing neuropathic bladder.
ACCESSION #
4917037

 

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