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How users of indwelling urinary catheters talk about sex and sexuality: a qualitative study.

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BACKGROUND: An indwelling urinary catheter can solve the problem of incontinence and may be life-saving in individuals with retention, but it can cause problems such as infection and may have a negative impact on body image, sex, and sexuality. AIM: To explore the individual's perceptions of how a long-term urinary catheter can affect body image, sex, and sexuality; and to help GPs to discuss the subject in consultations. DESIGN AND SETTING: Qualitative study of a diverse sample of individual...

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10.3399/bjgp14x680149

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Publisher:
Royal College of General Practitioners
Journal:
The British journal of general practice : the journal of the Royal College of General Practitioners
Volume:
64
Issue:
623
Pages:
e364-e371
Publication date:
2014-06-05
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EISSN:
1478-5242
ISSN:
0960-1643
URN:
uuid:39f2ac35-1034-4fe1-b047-12862463a9c7
Source identifiers:
466136
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pubs:466136

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