n CME : Your SA Journal of CPD - An overview of catheters and collection devices in urology : more about... urology
|Article Title||An overview of catheters and collection devices in urology : more about... urology|
|© Publisher:||Health and Medical Publishing Group (HMPG)|
|Journal||CME : Your SA Journal of CPD|
|Affiliations||1 Steve Biko Academic Hospital|
|Publication Date||May 2012|
Patients are usually referred for self-intermittent catheterisation to control the leakage of urine in overflow incontinence when the bladder residual is more than 80 ml. Another reason would be to teach a patient with a urethral stricture to catheterise him/herself to keep the stricture open and to prevent urinary retention.
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