What is included in patient education about bladder pressure assessment?

Updated: Jan 16, 2020
  • Author: Pamela I Ellsworth, MD; Chief Editor: Bradley Fields Schwartz, DO, FACS  more...
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It is helpful to discuss what the procedure entails with the patient to alleviate any anxieties. The patient should know that a topical anesthetic will be used for catheter placement, but the patient will be able to drive himself/herself home after the procedure.


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