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Long labour, epidural analgesia, instrumental delivery, nulliparity, significant vaginal and perineal laceration or a previous history of voiding difficulty are risk factors for altered voiding parameters. Previous literatures have defined two types of urinary retention, first, overt retention and the other covert variety. Overt variety represents the acute retention while covert variety is of subacute in nature.
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Study record managers: refer to the Data Element Definitions if submitting registration or results information. An explanation about the study will be delivered to each participant and each participant will sign a confirmed consent. Patients will be randomized between 2 groups of treatment: 1.
Correspondence Address : Dr. Urinary retention UR is relatively uncommon in women; however, it may occur following childbirth and is termed as postpartum urinary retention PPUR. PPUR has been variably defined as the abrupt onset of painful or painless inability to completely micturate, requiring urinary catheterization, over 12 hours after giving birth or unable to void spontaneously within 6 hours of vaginal delivery.
Introduction Bladder care is an important aspect of management in the postpartum period. Postpartum voiding dysfunction occurs in a significant number of women, which can potentially cause permanent damage to the detrusor muscle and long-term complications when left undetected or untreated. Hospitals have varying guidelines for postpartum bladder care.
International Urogynecology Journal. The bladder volume and the RU were significantly increased, while the corrected for volume differences peak flow rate was significantly decreased in the immediate postpartum period. No parturients developed acute urinary retention, and the voiding pattern normalized within a few days.