Vaidyanathan, Ramachandran; Maraj, Barry Hayden
June 2009
Foundation Years Journal;Jun2009, Vol. 3 Issue 5, p17
Academic Journal
Case Study
The article presents a case study of a 68-year-old male patient who had spinal trauma and is experiencing recurrent urinary tract infection. The patient is paraplegic and his bowel functions are also impaired. The management options for the patient are bladder drainage with clean intermittent self-catheterisation or long-term urethral catheter. It notes that the goal of treatment is to ensure good bladder emptying, preserve renal function and improve function of the bladder.


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