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Urinary Retention: Management in the Acute Care Setting Part 1

Gray, Mikel PhD, CUNP, CCCN, FAAN

AJN, American Journal of Nursing:
Article: CE Credit
Abstract

Part 1 of this two-part article, presented here, is an overview of the epidemiology of urinary retention, reviewing classification and pathophysiology and describing causes and risk factors.

Author Information

Mikel Gray is a nurse practitioner/specialist, associate professor of nursing, and clinical assistant professor of urology in the Department of Urology and School of Nursing, University of Virginia, Charlottesville.

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