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Male urinary catheterisation

Willie Doherty Clinical nurse specialist/continence adviser, North Hertfordshire and Stevenage Primary Care Trust, Park Drive Health Centre, Baldock, Hertfordshire

This article examines the procedure of male catheterisation and its development as a role now performed by trained nurses, regardless of gender. The reasons for urinary catheterisation, issues in relation to male sexuality and patient assessment and education are also discussed.

Nursing Standard. 20, 35, 57-63. doi: 10.7748/ns2006.


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