closed drainage


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closed drainage

[¦klōzd ′drā·nij]
(hydrology)
Drainage in which the surface flow of water collects in sinks or lakes having no surface outlet. Also known as blind drainage.
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The impact of a povidone-iodine releasing cartridge on UTI as opposed to a standard closed drainage system favoured treatment.
If catheter removal is not an option, other effective UTI prevention strategies can be implemented such as using a sterile procedure for catheter insertion, using a catheter with the smallest size lumen and balloon possible, minimizing the duration of the catheterization, maintaining a closed drainage system, keeping the collection device below the level of the bladder/tubing, and engaging in routine perineal care.
In route network of motorways of the Free State of Saxony are in accordance with the present tendering benefits of dewatering / draining and site clearance / Cleaning of open and closed drainage installations (rain retention basins RRB / stormwater sedimentation tanks RKB ) provide for and feed the extracted BerEnumgut a recycling / disposal.
Intraluminal contamination occurs by reflux of microorganisms gaining access to the catheter lumen from failure of closed drainage or contamination of urine in the collection bag.