Credé's maneuver


Credé's maneuver

The Credé's maneuver is a technique used to void urine from the bladder of an individual who, due to disease, cannot do so without aid. The Credé's maneuver is executed by holding manual pressure just over the anterior surface of the skin, where the bladder is located. The Credé's Maneuver is known to be similar to a technique medical professionals use to aid in the body expelling the placenta after childbirth.

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