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 2013|
|Pages||182 - 184|
Urinary retention in women is uncommon, with a much lower incidence than in men. It may be acute (with suprapubic pain) or chronic (typically painless). Urinary retention in female is frequently transient, with no apparent cause, which makes the management of these patients more challenging.
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