Haematuria: causes and management
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Haematuria: causes and management

Bruce Turner Uro-oncology nurse practitioner, Homerton University Hospital NHS Foundation Trust, and Whipps Cross University Hospital NHS Trust, London

Most nurses are familiar with testing urine and many do so daily. The urine dipstick can reveal many abnormalities. The purpose of this article is to ensure that nurses are aware of the possible significance of finding blood in a patient’s urine.

Correspondence bruce.turner@homerton.nhs.uk

Nursing Standard. 23, 1,50-56. doi: 10.7748/ns2008.09.23.1.50.c6654

Published in print: 10 September 2008

Peer review

This article has been subject to double blind peer review