Postoperative retention of urine in general surgical patients.

  title={Postoperative retention of urine in general surgical patients.},
  author={Neşset Nuri G{\"o}n{\"u}ll{\"u} and M G{\"o}n{\"u}ll{\"u} and Nihat Zafer Utkan and Mustafa D{\"u}lger and S G{\"o}kg{\"o}z and Bilge Karsli},
  journal={The European journal of surgery = Acta chirurgica},
  volume={159 3},
OBJECTIVE To find out the incidence of retention of urine after various general surgical operations, and to assess the effects of applying a bag filled with warm water (40-45 degrees C), and encouraging early mobilisation onreducing the necessity for catheterisation. DESIGN Open study. SETTING Cumhuriyet University Hospital, Sivas, Turkey. SUBJECTS 577 consecutive patients who had no history of urinary problems and had not already been catheterised, and who underwent general surgical… CONTINUE READING

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