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Usually 5 ml to 10 ml of sterile water is used. Some advocate taping the catheter to the lower abdominal wall to minimize pressure on the posterior urethra.

Mitrofanoff Catheterization And Care

Removal of the catheter and bag.

In out catheter procedure. Do not touch the part of catheter that is going into urinary tract. Hold the catheter with one hand and inflate the balloon according to the manufacturer s instructions as soon as the catheter is in the bladder and urine has begun to drain from the bladder. Remove disposable gloves and apron.

Catheters may be inserted as an in and out procedure for immediate drainage left in with a self retaining device for short term drainage eg during surgery or left indwelling for long term. Lubricate the catheter well. The catheter balloon is deflated by inserting a syringe into the catheter valve and pulling back on the syringe.

The pressure in the balloon will cause the water to flow into the syringe. Pull back on the syringe to withdraw saline urine. Keep the patient relaxed by providing privacy and explaining the procedure.

Put water based lubricating jelly on the first 7 to 10 inches of the catheter. Attach luer lock syringe and gently flush 10mls of normal saline into the catheter. Document procedure in the progress notes.

Carry out the same procedure as procedure 4 1 empting the catheter bag. Place the bag below the level of the patient to ensure that urine can drain via gravity. 5 bathing shower the client can have a bath shower with the catheter and bag unless stated otherwise.

Connect the non emptying bag to the end of the catheter tap. Preliminary assessment check physician s order. With your other hand slowly put the catheter into the urinary meatus.

Identify the patient and purpose of catheterization. This will help decrease discomfort during the procedure. With one hand hold your penis straight out from your body.

Remove catheter from plastic sleeve and drop onto sterile field don sterile gloves correctly open betadine packet or chloroseptic packet place swabs on sterile field next to catheter open lubricating jelly packet place end of catheter into packet of lubricating jelly. Check the specific precautions if any. Once the balloon is empty the foley catheter can be pulled out.

Secure the catheter to the thigh with an adhesive bandage tape or strap. Scrub sampling point vigorously with 70 alcohol and chlorhexidine 0 5 or 2 soaked gauze or swabs for at least 15 seconds and allow to air dry prior to accessing port. Warnings and common errors.

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