TITLE

LONG-TERM URETHRAL CATHETERISATION

AUTHOR(S)
Vaidyanathan, Ramachandran; Maraj, Barry Hayden
PUB. DATE
June 2009
SOURCE
Foundation Years Journal;Jun2009, Vol. 3 Issue 5, p17
SOURCE TYPE
Academic Journal
DOC. TYPE
Case Study
ABSTRACT
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.
ACCESSION #
43938564

 

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