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Retention

The number of units allocated to an underwriting syndicate member less the units held back by the syndicate manager for facilitating institutional sales and for allocation to nonmember firms. In the context of construction contracts, an amount retained from construction contract payments (5-15% of the contract price) to ensure the contractor completes the construction before the retention is returned.

Retention

Prior to a new issue, the percentage of securities given to an underwriting syndicate to place with investors after making allowances for any underwriters that are not part of the syndicate as well as placement with institutional investors.

retention

The securities that are distributed to members of an underwriting syndicate after accounting for the portion of the new issue retained for sales to institutions and members of the selling group who are not also part of the syndicate.
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Functional/neurological causes of urinary retention in women include cerebral and spinal cord diseases which can be congenital, neoplastic, degenerative, inflammatory, vascular or traumatic, e.
17) which consisted of 405 patients with BPH or prostate cancer, it was reported that the risk of developing acute urinary retention was twice as likely in BPH patients as in prostate cancer patients if prostatitis was present concomitantly.
After excluding urethral and bladder outlet obstruction, anticholinergic use, urinary tract or bladder infection and transverse myelitis, primary varicella-zoster virus-related urinary retention and constipation was tentatively diagnosed.
At the time of treatment, the men's prostate size ranged from 30-90 grams (the normal male prostate weighs 20-25 grams); all reported acute urinary retention.
The bladder becomes flaccid with toss of sensation and urinary retention.
BladderScan(R) use also reduces patients' risk of urinary retention and bladder over distension.
With disease progression, recurrent urinary tract infections and urinary retention sometimes occur.
Assessment should include factors that cause transient/reversible incontinence (such as urinary tract fection, urinary retention, dehydration, delirium, restricted mobility, atrophic vaginitis, urethritis, fecal impaction, ai polypharmacy).
Common undocumented co-morbidities and complications (cc's) include alcohol or drug abuse, anemia due to blood loss, atelectasis, cachexia, cardiomyopathies, congestive heart failure, chronic obstructive pulmonary disease, cellulitis, dehydration, valvular heart disease, dehydration, hematuria, urinary tract infection, urinary retention, hyponatremia, renal failure, respiratory failure and post-op ileus or nausea and vomiting.
If the resident is known to have an overactive bladder and a weak bladder contraction, these medications may cause urinary retention.
Researchers at the University of Chicago in the US held a six-month study involving 85 men suffering from urinary retention - a condition that makes it hard to go to the toilet.
These studies are reviewed and summarized, and the issues pertaining to catheterization for urinary retention are addressed.