Urinary Retention in Men

Common causes of urinary retention in men

  • Urological
    • benign prostatic enlargement
    • prostate malignancy
    • urethral stricture
    • haematuria
    • prostatic abscess
  • Non-urological
    • recent surgery (anaesthetic/mobility related)
    • constipation
    • drugs - antidepressants, nasal decongestants, anaesthetic

Male TWOC Referral Form. 

Urinary Catheter Care Passport

NBT guide to looking after a urinary catheter for both service users and healthcare workers. This passport should be given to all patients after insertion of a urinary catheter