Genitourinary problems

Max Watson, Caroline Lucas, Andrew Hoy and Jo Wells

in Oxford Handbook of Palliative Care

Second edition

Published on behalf of Oxford University Press

Published in print June 2009 | ISBN: 9780199234356
Published online August 2010 | e-ISBN: 9780199598847 | DOI:

Series: Oxford Medical Handbooks

Genitourinary 						problems

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This chapter focuses on the anatomy and physiology of the bladder and micturition. It covers bladder wall, sphincter active urethra, nerve supply, bladder pain and its treatment, blood supply of the bladder, urinary tract infection (UTI), renal pain, ureteric colic, pelvic pain, urinary retention, ureteric obstruction, urinary incontinence, haematuria, catheterization, genitourinary fistulae, vesicoenteric fistulae, vesicovaginal fistulae, and sexual health in advanced disease.

Chapter.  5949 words. 

Subjects: Palliative Medicine

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