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1

condom catheter

a soft sheath that slides over the penis and is used to drain urine

2

retention catheter

a foley or indwelling catheter

3

catherization

process of inserting a catheter

4

indwelling cather

a catheter left in the bladder so urine drains constantly into a drainage bag call a retention foley

5

catheter

the tube used to drain or inject fluid through a body opening

6

straight catheter

catheter that drains the bladder and then is removed

7

foley catheter

indwelling or retention catheter

8

what is a catheter used for

to keep the bladder empty before, during and after surgery
when a person is dying
to protect wounds and pressure ulcers from contact with urine

9

when securing the drainage tubing you should....

pin the tubing to the bottom linens

10

when cleaning a catheter you should....

clean from the meatus down the catheter about 4 inches

11

if a catheter is accidentally disconnected from the drainage bag you should tell the nurse at once and then...

wipe the end of the tube with an antiseptic wipe andthe end of the catheter with another antiseptic wipe

12

if a person uses a leg drainage bag, it is switched...

is switched to drainage bag when the person is in bed

13

a leg bag need to be emptied more often than a drainage bag because

it holds less than 1000mL and the drainage bag holds about 2000mL

14

when you empty a drainage bag what should you do

open the clamp on the drain and let urine drain into a graduate

15

when removing an indwelling catheter, a syringe is needed to

remove water in the balloon

16

a condom catheter is changed how frequently

daily after perinal care

17

when applying a condom catheter. how is the tape applied

apply elastic tape in a spiral around the penis

18

when a catheter is inserted after a person voids and then is removed, it is used to measure...

amount of urine in bladder

19

a catheter is secure to the inner thigh or the man's abdomen to prevent

catheter movement

20

when you give catheter care clean the cather about__inches. Clean ____ from the meatus with _ stroke

when you give catheter care, clean the catheter about 4 INCHES. Clean DOWN from the meatus with ONE stroke

21

is the urinary drainage system sterile sterile or non-sterile

sterile

22

what happens if a drainage bag is higher than the bladder

urine can flow from the bag into the bladder and cause infection

23

if a drainage system is disconnected accidently, what should you do

-tell the nurse
-don't touch the ends of the catheter
-practice hand hygiene put on gloves
-wipe end of drainage tube with antiseptic
-wipe catheter w/ antiseptic
-do not put ends down
-connect drainage tubing
-remove gloves, practice hand hygiene

24

when youre allowed to remove a catheter what info is needed from the nurse

amnt. of water
what to remove the catheter
syringe size needed
observations to report and record
when to report observations
patient concerns to report @ once

25

dont apply a condom catheter if the penis is , what 3 things

red, irritated, shows signs of skin breakdown

26

why is it important to secure the catheters and drainage tubing as shown in the drawings

prevent excess catheter movement and friction @ insertion site

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