Managing the self: living with an indwelling urinary catheter.

  title={Managing the self: living with an indwelling urinary catheter.},
  author={Debbie Kralik and Lesley Seymour and Sue Eastwood and Tina K. Koch},
  journal={Journal of clinical nursing},
  volume={16 7B},
AIMS This paper reports the findings of a study that aimed to understand the perspectives of community dwelling adults' who lived with a permanently indwelling urinary catheter. The objectives of the research were to: reveal the participants' perspective of living in the community with a permanent indwelling urinary catheter, raise awareness of the experiences of catheterized men and women and to inform community nursing practice. BACKGROUND Catheter care is a common nursing intervention… CONTINUE READING

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