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Prescribing for the urinary system 

Prescribing for the urinary system
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Prescribing for the urinary system
Author(s):

Sue Beckwith

and Penny Franklin

DOI:
10.1093/med/9780199575817.003.0108
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date: 21 September 2020

Brief description of the urinary system 370

Uncomplicated lower urinary tract infection (UTI) in women 372

Problems with catheter patency 374

Urinary incontinence 376

Overactive bladder 378

The urinary system comprises:

kidneys (usually two);

paired ureters;

bladder;

urethra.

Urine drains from the kidneys at a rate of about 1mL/min....

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