POSTOPERATIVE RETENTION OF URINE IN GENERAL SURGICAL PATIENTS


GONULLU N., GONULLU M., UTKAN N., DULGER M., GOKGOZ S., KARSLI B.

EUROPEAN JOURNAL OF SURGERY, vol.159, no.3, pp.145-147, 1993 (Journal Indexed in SCI) identifier identifier identifier

  • Publication Type: Article / Article
  • Volume: 159 Issue: 3
  • Publication Date: 1993
  • Title of Journal : EUROPEAN JOURNAL OF SURGERY
  • Page Numbers: pp.145-147

Abstract

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.