Clean intermittent self-catheterisation in the elderly

Br J Urol. 1987 Aug;60(2):125-7. doi: 10.1111/j.1464-410x.1987.tb04947.x.


The results of teaching the technique of clean intermittent self-catheterisation (CISC) to 20 elderly patients (aged 65-81 years) are reported. The patients were followed up for a maximum of 4 years. The use of this technique in the management of selected elderly patients with lower urinary tract dysfunction is discussed.

MeSH terms

  • Aged
  • Aged, 80 and over
  • Female
  • Humans
  • Male
  • Patient Education as Topic
  • Self Care*
  • Urinary Catheterization*
  • Urination Disorders / therapy*