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Flashcards in Bladder Catheterization Deck (12):
1

What is the most common problem due to catheterization

UTI

2

What's is the most common organism to cause UTI with catheterization

E.coli

3

What is the most common route for organisms to enter the bladder when a catheterization is used

Up through the inside of the catheter in the days following catheterization

4

Name some foods that make acid urine

Cranberry, apple juice (avoid citrus juices)

5

What is important about the level of the urinary drainage bag?

Never have the bag at a higher level than the bladder

6

How is the catheter taped in a male client

To lateral thigh or abdomen

7

How is the catheter taped in a female client

To the upper thigh

8

What urinary pH prevent UTI

Acidity, low pH

9

What is the most effective way to decrease UTI with catheters

Keep the drainage system closed, do not disconnect junctions of tubing

10

Give some signs of infection in a Foley catheter

Cloudy urine, foul smelling urine, hematuria

11

Give three appropriate indications for bladder catheterization

Urinary retention, to check for residual, to monitor hourly output

12

How often should the urniary drainage bag be emptied

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