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how is someone capable of going to the bathroom while being under sedation in the intensive care unit?

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Dr. Peter Smith
37 years experience Cardiac Electrophysiology
Going to the BR: Most people in the Intensive Care Unit will have a catheter in their urinary bladder that drains urine. Defecation or stooling is sometimes involuntary. These are vital functions.
Answered on Jan 15, 2016
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