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Nursing care of people with urinary tract disorders
chapterposted on 2020-07-20, 00:00 authored by J Borg, Trudy DwyerTrudy Dwyer, S Slack
The Urinary system includes the kidneys, ureter, urinary bladder and urethra. The organ system can be affected by a variety of disorders, including congenital malformations, infections, obstructions, trauma, tumors and neurological conditions. Any portion of the system - from the kidney through to the urethra can be affected can be affected with serious or even life threatening consequences unless the problem is appropriately diagnosed and treated.