Comparison of the use of conventional, hydrophilic and gel-lubricated catheters with regard to urethral micro trauma, urinary system infection, and patient satisfaction in patients with spinal cord injury: a randomized controlled study


SARICA S., AKKOÇ Y. , Karapolat H., AKTUĞ H.

EUROPEAN JOURNAL OF PHYSICAL AND REHABILITATION MEDICINE, vol.46, no.4, pp.473-480, 2010 (Journal Indexed in SCI) identifier identifier identifier

  • Publication Type: Article / Article
  • Volume: 46 Issue: 4
  • Publication Date: 2010
  • Title of Journal : EUROPEAN JOURNAL OF PHYSICAL AND REHABILITATION MEDICINE
  • Page Numbers: pp.473-480

Abstract

Background. Management of the lower urinary tract is crucially important in patients with spinal cord injuries in order to prevent damage to the upper urinary tract and to preserve renal function.