Avoidable iatrogenic complications of urethral catheterization and inadequate intern training in a tertiary-care teaching hospital.

@article{Thomas2009AvoidableIC,
  title={Avoidable iatrogenic complications of urethral catheterization and inadequate intern training in a tertiary-care teaching hospital.},
  author={Arun Zachariah Thomas and Subhasis Giri and David Meagher and Tom A Creagh},
  journal={BJU international},
  year={2009},
  volume={104 8},
  pages={1109-12}
}
OBJECTIVE To examine the magnitude of potentially avoidable iatrogenic complications of male urethral catheterization (UC) within a tertiary-care supra-regional teaching hospital, and to evaluate risk factors and subjective feeling of interns in our institution on the adequacy of training on UC. SUBJECTS AND METHODS Male UC-related morbidities were retrospectively identified from our computerized inpatient urology consultation system over a 1-year period from July 2006 to June 2007. Relevant… CONTINUE READING

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