Do I need to measure my urine output when cathing?

Your healthcare professional will let you know if you should measure your urine output. This may be something suggested to you when you first start cathing, in order to help develop a routine and avoid overfilling the bladder. A fluid tracker to monitor how much you drink and your urine output may help with this. You can monitor your output using a metered collection bag or other receptacle with measurement markings.

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