The evidence for urethral meatal cleansing
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The evidence for urethral meatal cleansing

Rachel Busuttil Leaver Lecturer practitioner, urological nursing, University College London Hospitals NHS Foundation Trust and London South Bank University, London

This article, the fourth in a series of articles relating to clinical skills in nursing, outlines the procedure of urethral meatal cleansing. This involves cleansing the area around the urethra and is usually undertaken before insertion of a urinary catheter.

Nursing Standard. 21, 41, 39-42. doi: 10.7748/ns2007.


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