Implementing a bladder ultrasound program.

  • Neil Lewis
  • Published 1995 in
    Rehabilitation nursing : the official journal of…


Many patients admitted to an inpatient rehabilitation setting experience alteration in urinary elimination as a result of neurological changes. Urinary retention can develop due to hypotonic bladder, increased sphincter tone, absent or decreased sensation of bladder fullness, or urethral blockage. Incomplete bladder emptying can lead to such complications… (More)