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Episode 55 -Management of Acute Urinary Retention in the Emergency Department
EMplify – March 2021
Management of Acute Urinary Retention in the Emergency Department
- An algorithmic approach to urinary retention.
- Relieve the obstruction
- Cudet cather
- Silicone catheter
- Suprapubic catheter
- Determine the cause –
- Medications / Toxicologic
- Alpha blockers
- Slow vs rapid bladder decompression
- Admit or discharge
- Phimosis and Paraphimosis
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Last Updated on January 25, 2023