This section is from the book "The Home Hand-Book of Domestic Hygiene and Rational Medicine. Volume 2.", by J. H. Kellogg, M.D.. Also available from Amazon: The Home Hand-Book of Domestic Hygiene and Rational Medicine, Volume 2.
When the paralysis is complete, the bladder must be relieved by means of the catheter two or three times a day. The best curative remedies are cool sitz baths, cool compresses over the bowels, cool enemas in males, and tepid, gradually cooled douches in females; daily injection of the bladder with warm water gradually cooled down to 65° or 70°; application of electricity to the bladder, both through the abdominal walls and by means of the metallic sound, two or three times a week.