The most common cause of AUR is benign prostatic hyperplasia, which is considered a medical emergency. The incidence of AUR is highest in men in their 60s to 80s. Research shows that 10% of men >70 and about 30% in their 80s will develop AUR.1

Until evidence can confidently demonstrate that multiple-use is as safe as single-use of catheters, healthcare providers should advocate a single use of catheters in individuals with spinal cord injury

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