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Management of Acute Urinary Retention in the Emergency Department

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Episode 55

Date: 03/01/2021 | Length: 22:12

Show Notes

  • An algorithmic approach to urinary retention.
  • Relieve the obstruction
    • Foley
    • Coudé cather
    • Silicone catheter
    • Suprapubic catheter
  • Determine the cause
    • Structural
    • Medications / Toxicologic
    • Neurologic
    • Infectious
  • Alpha blockers
  • Antibiotics
  • Slow vs rapid bladder decompression
  • Admit or discharge
  • Phimosis and paraphimosis


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Sam Ashoo, MD, FACEP

Dr. Ashoo is a practicing emergency physician, board-certified in emergency medicine and clinical informatics. Join him as he takes you through the March 2021 issue of Emergency Medicine Practice: Management of Acute Urinary Retention in the Emergency Department

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Jonathan Gelber, MD; Amandeep Singh, MD

Peer Reviewed By

Jeffrey A. Holmes, MD; Gregory Podolej, MD, FACEP

Publication Date

March 1, 2021

CME Expiration Date

March 1, 2024

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4 AMA PRA Category 1 Credits™, 4 ACEP Category I Credits, 4 AAFP Prescribed Credits, 4 AOA Category 2-A or 2-B Credits.

Pub Med ID: 33617212

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