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Insertion Of Urinary Catheter
A catheter is a thin plastic tube that is inserted into the body to obtain fluids/blood or give medicine. So some catheters can be placed in the veins and medicine given directly into the body, IV fluids given or blood sampled. A catheter can be placed in the bladder ...Read more
Is it contraindicated to insert a urinary catheter into a patient who has a myocardial infarction?
No: Likely indicated since they will be in bed, and to monitor intake and output. ...Read more
Is sedation ever an option for patient with severe anxieties to urinary catheterization prior to insertion of the catheter?
What is differance between foly, silicon and foly silicon urinary catheter? And for what can be use?
Same thing: You describe the same thing; a foley is a urunary catheter, sometimes made of silocone, and is placed in the urethra ; used to drain out the urinary bladder. Often these are used during or after an operation or if there is urinary blockage from an enlarged prostate. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
I am going to have a urinary catheter when I deliver my baby in about an hour does it hurt to push when it is in and what is it for ?
They are standard: Sized. It is only placed as far as it needs to go. The remainder stays outside of the body. ...Read more
Some discomfort, but: Inserting catheter through urethra to urinary bladder is common for inability to empty bladder in daily living or after surgery affecting urination, is done out of medical necessity for your bladder long-term protection, and always bears some its inherent expected discomfort with a degree widely varying with coping ability, but usually tolerable after understanding & accepting life real reality. ...Read more
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