Teaching of Clean Intermittent Self-catheterisation Management of v3
Clean intermittent self-catheterisation CISC is the intermittent insertion of a catheter into the bladder by the patient in order to assist drainage of the urine when normal voiding is not possible. This is a clinically clean procedure undertaken by the patient.
CISC is the gold standard in bladder management. The purpose of the guideline is to ensure that patients are appropriately assessed for their suitability to undertake CISC are properly taught and receive psychological support both to motivate them and to overcome their anxieties.
Clinical GuidelinesThis guideline has been approved by the Trust's Clinical Guidelines Assessment Panel as an aid to the diagnosis and management of relevant patients and clinical circumstances. Not every patient or situation fits neatly into a standard guideline scenario and the guideline must be interpreted and applied in practice in the light of prevailing clinical circumstances, the diagnostic and treatment options available and the professional judgement, knowledge and expertise of relevant clinicians. It is advised that the rationale for any departure from relevant guidance should be documented in the patient's case notes.
The Trust's guidelines are made publicly available as part of the collective endeavour to continuously improve the quality of healthcare through sharing medical experience and knowledge. The Trust accepts no responsibility for any misunderstanding or misapplication of this document.