Intermittent catheterisation in older people: a valuable alternative to an indwelling catheter?

Abstract

OBJECTIVES To investigate whether intermittent catheterisation is a valuable alternative to an indwelling catheter in patients older than 70 years with post-void residuals more than 50% of the bladder capacity. PATIENTS AND METHODS We retrospectively reviewed the medical records of 21 patients (14 women, 7 men) older than 70 years in whom intermittent… (More)

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