n CME : Your SA Journal of CPD - Urinary retention in women
|Article Title||Urinary retention in women|
|© Publisher:||Health and Medical Publishing Group (HMPG)|
|Journal||CME : Your SA Journal of CPD|
|Affiliations||1 Stellenbosch University, 2 Stellenbosch University, 3 Stellenbosch University, 4 Tygerberg Hospital, 5 Tygerberg Hospital and 6 Tygerberg Hospital|
|Publication Date||May 2012|
|Pages||160 - 162|
In the past, most studies focused on 'psychogenic' or 'hysterical' causes, but the list of possible causes is quite extensive, and all should be taken into consideration when treating these patients. The aetiology of urinary retention in women can be broadly classified into mechanical / anatomical, functional / neurological, and miscellaneous causes.
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