Burch procedure


Surgery in which a sling is sutured around the urethra and neck of the bladder to the iliopectineal ligament. It is used to alleviate stress urinary incontinence in women.

Vital signs, suprapubic catheter, and wound drainage are checked. The patient is helped to void as needed. Fluid intake and output is measured and recorded.

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