In urinary catheterization a latex , polyurethane , or silicone tube known as a urinary catheter is inserted into the bladder through the urethra. Catheterization allows urine to drain from the bladder for collection. It may also be used to inject liquids used for treatment or diagnosis of bladder conditions. A clinician , often a nurse , usually performs the procedure, but self-catheterization is also possible.
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For more info, and if you live in NJ: Read more. A catheter is a flexible tube that drains urine from your bladder. Your catheter will drain your urine. Vulva is another name for your external sex organs or genitals see Figure 1.
Has 17 years experience. I had a male resident who has an indwelling urinary cath with leg bag masturbate and partially dislodge his catheter I wanted to moniter his output, discomfort or bladder distention before. Or do I completely change the catheter? I told the nurse that was taking care of him , I would check the balloon,.