Troubleshooting common problems associated with long-term catheters.

  title={Troubleshooting common problems associated with long-term catheters.},
  author={Maggie Rew and Sue Woodward},
  journal={British journal of nursing},
  volume={10 12},
A catheter complications survey study, carried out over a 2-year period in three Bristol health districts, recorded 506 emergency referrals during a 6-month period (Kohler-Ockmore and Feneley, 1996). A further detailed study on 54 of the patients showed that 48% experienced catheter blockage and 37% reported urine bypassing. Urinary catheterization can… CONTINUE READING