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Incidence and prevention of iatrogenic urethral injuries.

Kashefi C, Messer K, Barden R, et al. The Journal of urology. 2008;179:2254-7; discussion 2257-8.

Approximately 1 in 300 male patients at this university hospital experienced a urethral injury due to urinary catheter placement. A nursing education program significantly reduced the risk of injury.