indwelling catheter


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indwelling catheter

[′in‚dwel·iŋ ′kath·əd·ər]
(medicine)
A thin tube communicating to the body surface, inserted into the vascular system and positioned to permit pressure measurements or blood sampling over a long period of time.
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Indwelling Urinary Catheter Skills Competencies * Verifies physician's order for indwelling catheter. * Verifies correct patient using 2 identifiers.
(8) Their cohort, which included 116 patients with pancreatic adenocarcinoma with indwelling catheters, accounted for 16.9% (116/687) of all patients with malignancy summarized in this review.
[2] developed a small scale model of the urinary tract to investigate the migration of pathogens along the surface of an indwelling catheter from the meatus to the bladder.
* Specifically, hands-on practice with indwelling catheter equipment is important for patients who undergo prostatectomy (Huber et al., 2012).
1) To establish baseline data on staff nurses' attitude to, knowledge of, and practice of indwelling catheter management.
Although patients requiring long-term indwelling catheters are at increased risk of developing SCC, those with suprapubic catheters may more rarely develop SCC arising primarily from the suprapubic tract itself.
Andriole, "Bacteriuria during indwelling catheter drainage.
Specimens to be collected were sputum, urine, blood, bronchial secretions, endotracheal secretions, vaginal secretions and from endotracheal tubes and indwelling catheter tips.
Another situation where an indwelling catheter is life-saving, is where intravenous feeding or antibiotics are needed.
In intervention group (100 patients) Foley catheter removed after surgery during recovery and in control group indwelling catheter remained 24 hours after surgery.
Bladder perforation should be included in the differential diagnosis, especially if patients are known to have an indwelling catheter. The laparoscopic approach is the best short recovery and less traumatic treatment for simple and accessible bladder injuries.