Catheter care in the community
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Catheter care in the community

Ian Pomfret District Continence Adviser, Chorley and South Ribble General Hospital, Lancashire

The practice of healthcare professionals performing routine catheter changes and the education of patients and carers regarding these procedures is discussed. Patients’ sexual needs when catheterisation is used as a method of urinary management are considered, and options for maintaining a normal life style are described.

Nursing Standard. 14, 27, 46-51. doi: 10.7748/ns2000.

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