Nursing management of paediatric urethral catheterisation
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Nursing management of paediatric urethral catheterisation

Lucy Bray Research practitioner, Edge Hill College of Higher Education and Alder Hey Children’s Hospital
Caroline Sanders Clinical nurse specialist, Alder Hey Children’s Hospital, Liverpool

This article outlines evidence-based approaches to paediatric catheterisation in acute care settings. The reasons for catheterisation, anatomy and physiology of the urinary system and the procedure and potential complications are discussed.

Nursing Standard. 20, 24, 51-60. doi: 10.7748/ns2006.02.20.24.51.c4076

Correspondence

smithl@edgehill.ac.uk

Peer review

This article has been subject to double blind peer review