Clean intermittent self catheterization is the process of introducing a catheter into the bladder by oneself. The goal of intermittent catheterization is to help prevent urinary tract infections for anyone who is unable to properly empty their bladder.
|Review Date: 5/22/2008|
Reviewed By: Scott M. Gilbert, MD, Department of Urology, Columbia-Presbyterian Medical Center, New York, NY. Review provided by VeriMed Healthcare Network. Also reviewed by David Zieve, MD, MHA, Medical Director, A.D.A.M., Inc.
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