Retention of urine

Summary:

Advice: Immediate urological referral may be indicated as outlined in the interactive Male Lower Urinary Tract Symptoms pathway. This also gives advice for patients suitable for a trial without catheter.
Refer To: Any adult urologist

Contents:

Clot retention

Immediate referral indicated for insertion of an irrigating catheter and bladder washouts.

Please note: haematuria alone (without clot retention) is not an indication for emergency admission.

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Fast-Track referral forms (medical staff only)

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