Be #urosceptical

July 1, 2019

Ditch the Dipstick – for patients >65Yrs or Catheterised! Approx. 50% of over 65’s and most of those with catheters have asymptomatic bacteriuria. The patient… Read more

Necrotising Fasciitis

November 28, 2020

Necrotising fasciitis (NF) is a rare but serious bacterial infection that affects the soft tissue and fascia (Fournier gangrene, is NF affecting the perineum). In… Read more

Urinary Catheterisation in ED

February 2, 2020

Pre-catheterisation Confirm appropriate indication Relief of acute or chronic urinary retention Need for accurate measurements of urinary output in critically ill patients Patient requires prolonged… Read more

Urinary Retention

February 24, 2018

A common problem which affects 1 in 10 men between 70-79yrs and 1 in 3 men 80-89yrs (10M:F) Signs/Symptoms Unable to pass urine (may be… Read more