Assessing patients for intermittent self-catheterisation
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Assessing patients for intermittent self-catheterisation

Ruth Sander Independent consultant, Care of older people

For patients experiencing incomplete bladder emptying, intermittent self-catheterisation (ISC) is a relatively easy procedure and, for most, it will be more acceptable than a long-term catheter. It is now regarded as the gold standard for urine drainage.

Nursing Older People. 31, 1, 11-11. doi: 10.7748/nop.31.1.11.s11

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