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Intermittent self catheterisation

Barriers affecting patient adherence to intermittent self-catheterisation

The use of self-catheterisation has grown since the 1970s with the development of the technique of clean intermittent catheterisation. Initially, self-catheterisation was used with paraplegic patients...

Intermittent catheterisation: the common complications

According to the International Continence Society, IC is defined as the drainage of the bladder or a urinary reservoir with subsequent removal of the catheter, mostly at regular intervals (Gazewski et...

Teaching patients clean intermittent self-catheterisation: key points

Guidance from the National Institute for Health and Care Excellence (NICE) (2012a; 2012b) recommends that, whenever possible, intermittent catheterisation should be considered for its benefits..

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