Sacral Region Massage as an Alternative to the Urinary Catheter Used to Prevent Urinary Retention after Cesarean Delivery

Dal U., Korucu A. E. , Eroglu K., Karatas B., Yalcin A.

BALKAN MEDICAL JOURNAL, vol.30, no.1, pp.58-63, 2013 (Journal Indexed in SCI) identifier identifier

  • Publication Type: Article / Article
  • Volume: 30 Issue: 1
  • Publication Date: 2013
  • Doi Number: 10.5152/balkanmedj.2012.083
  • Title of Journal : BALKAN MEDICAL JOURNAL
  • Page Numbers: pp.58-63


Objective: The aim of the study was to determine the effect of massage to the sacral region after cesarean delivery instead of employing a urinary catheter for the prevention of urinary retention.