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Urinary Catheterization

Urinary Catheterization

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Urinary Foley Catheter InsertionUrinary Foley Catheter Insertion
‡‡List the indications for urethralList the indications for urethral catheterization.catheterization.‡‡Describe the types of urethral catheters.Describe the types of urethral catheters. ‡‡Know how to prepare the patient for Know how to prepare the patient for  urethral catheterization.urethral catheterization.‡‡Describe the technique for urethralDescribe the technique for urethral catheterizationcatheterization
‡‡Describe what to do in cases of difficultDescribe what to do in cases of difficult urethral catheterizationurethral catheterization
Size: 1 French (Fr) = 0.33 mm outerdiameter
Rule of Thumb: To determine the diameter of acatheter divide the Fr size by 3 (i.e. 18 Fr = 6mm
Catheter TypesCatheter Types
A. Robinson
(³red rubber´)
Straight cathD. Coude
-Curved Tip
Difficult catheterizationBPHStrictureSelf-RetainingG. Pezzar E,F. MalecotLong-termH. 2-Way FoleyI. 3-way Foley

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