Has anyone ever heard of this? Can you give me some information on it if you have. - page 2
After being off for a one week vacation, I went to visit a new paient in his home when he verb that urine was leaking from his urinary catheter. The plan was for him to have a suprapubic placed the... Read More
Jul 22, '02Occupation: Retired Joined: Jul '01; Posts: 4,288; Likes: 31Ive seen it a couple of times with LTC, long term cath pts.
It didn't seem to be much of a bother to them.
Jul 22, '02Occupation: Forensic/Psychiatric LVN Joined: May '02; Posts: 1,164; Likes: 80I have seen it before also, in a LTC patient who had long term indwelling cath. Pt also had reoccurent infections and whenever he had another infection, he would get extremely confused and start pulling on catheter, causing further splitting of the penis. Doc said this was from erosion and the pulling combined.