Canis ISSN: 2398-2942

Urethral catheterization: male

Contributor(s): Melissa Wallace

Introduction

Uses

Advantages

  • Simple and quick to do.
  • Relatively minimal risk of complications.
  • Requires minimal restraint.

Disadvantages

  • Can be impossible to catheterize some patients, eg with obstructed urethra.

Requirements

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Preparation

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Procedure

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Aftercare

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Outcomes

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Further Reading

Publications

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