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*  Catheter-associated urinary tract infection
... , or CAUTI, is a urinary tract infection associated with urinary catheter use. ... can travel along urinary catheters and cause an infection in the bladder, kidneys, and other organs connected to the urinary ... Hands should be washed before and after catheter insertion. Overall, catheter use should be minimized in all patients, ... Urinary catheters should be inserted using aseptic technique and sterile equipment (including sterile gloves, drape, sponges, ...
*  Overactive bladder
Urinary catheters or surgery are generally not recommended. A diary to track problems can help determine whether treatments are ... "Urinary catheters". MedlinePlus, the National Institutes of Health's Web site. 2010-03-09. Archived from the original on 2010- ... If bladder spasms occur or there is no urine in the drainage bag when a catheter is in place, the catheter may be blocked by ... Urinary frequency is considered abnormal if the person urinates more than eight times in a day. This frequency is usually ...
*  Management of scoliosis
"Urinary Catheters: Medline Plus Medical Encyclopedia". nih.gov. U.S. National Library of Medicine. Retrieved 27 October 2014. " ... The most common type of catheter used after major surgeries is an indwelling Foley catheter. The indwelling Foley catheter is ... For the patient's bladder control, a catheter will be inserted so that a patient can urinate without having to move. A catheter ... Once the catheter is inserted into the urethra, a balloon is blown up inside the bladder in order to keep it from falling out. ...
*  Toileting
Other options are incontinence pads and urinary catheters. Some patients can walk with assistance from another person, usually ... An external catheter is attached to the penis of a male patient. In the US, while Foley catheters can only be applied by a ... Catheters, in this sense, are tubes that drain urine from the body. A Foley catheter, used with men and women, is inserted into ... Catheters, which are frequently used when it is necessary to measure a patient's output, often have measuring lines on their ...
*  Bladder stone
The use of urinary catheters may cause a bladder stone. Individuals who are paralyzed or are unable to adequately pass urine ... They are typically light brown with dark patches and are usually formed in the urinary bladder and rarely in the upper urinary ... A bladder stone is a stone found in the urinary bladder. Bladder stones are small mineral deposits that can form in the bladder ... Once the stone is removed, the bladder is repaired with an absorbable stitch, and a catheter is inserted into the bladder via ...
*  Urinary catheterization
Catheters come in several basic designs: A Foley catheter (indwelling urinary catheter) is retained by means of a balloon at ... the catheter tube is inserted into the urinary tract through the penis. A condom-type catheter (also known as a 'Texas catheter ... In urinary catheterization a latex, polyurethane, or silicone tube known as a urinary catheter is inserted into a patient's ... An intermittent catheter/Robinson catheter is a flexible catheter used for short term drainage of urine. Unlike the Foley ...
*  Input and output (medicine)
Certain medical conditions require an indwelling urinary catheter. Urine is collected in the collection bag. The urine is then ... Measurement of a patient's fluid intake by mouth, feeding tubes, or intravenous catheters and output from kidneys, ...
*  Foley catheter
Foley catheters should be used only when indicated, as use increases the risk of catheter-associated urinary tract infection ... indwelling urinary catheters are most commonly used to assist people who cannot urinate. Indications for using a catheter ... catheter-associated urinary tract infection is the most common type of hospital-acquired infection. Indwelling catheters should ... "The association between indwelling urinary catheter use in the elderly and urinary tract infection in acute care". BMC ...
*  Urinary tract infection
Using urinary catheters as little and as short of time as possible and appropriate care of the catheter when used prevents ... A urinary tract infection (UTI) is an infection that affects part of the urinary tract. When it affects the lower urinary tract ... "Antibiotic prophylaxis for urinary tract infections after removal of urinary catheter: meta-analysis". BMJ. 346: f3147. doi: ... The urinary catheter set up should also be kept sealed. Evidence does not support a significant decrease in risk when silver- ...
*  Silver
... such as urinary catheters (where tentative evidence indicates it reduces catheter-related urinary tract infections) and in ... Uncoated urinary catheters: A systematic review of the literature". Journal of Clinical Nursing. 20 (15-16): 2098-2108. doi: ... catheters, and other medical instruments. Silver is similar in its physical and chemical properties to its two vertical ...
*  Lung transplantation
Because the patient is confined to bed, a urinary catheter is used. IV lines are used in the neck and arm for monitoring and ...
*  Female infertility
Tan Y, Bennett MJ (2007). "Urinary catheter stent placement for treatment of cervical stenosis". The Australian & New Zealand ...
*  Bacteriuria
In those with a long term indwelling urinary catheter rates are 100%. Up to 10% of women have a urinary tract infection in a ... Urinary Catheters and Symptomatic Urinary Tract Infections in Patients Undergoing Surgery for Joint Replacement: A Position ... People with a long-term Foley catheter uniformly show bacteriuria. Chronic asymptomatic bacteriuria without urinary tract ... Other effects include increased financial burdens and overreporting of mandated catheter-associated urinary tract infection. ...
*  Transurethral microwave thermotherapy
Urologists often place a Foley catheter to prevent the patient from having urinary retention. After 3 to 5 days the Foley can ... The treatment involves inserting a special microwave urinary catheter into the hyperplastic prostatic urethra. The microwave ... Generally urinary flow improves over a few months. Patients maintained on alpha-blockers after TUMT may experience fewer ... While some protocols suggest leaving a Foley catheter in for up to 2 weeks in all patients, other urologists are choosing to ...
*  Obstetric fistula
If treated early the use of a urinary catheter may help with healing. Counselling may also be useful. An estimated 2 million ... The Foley catheter is recommended because it has a balloon to hold it in place. The indwelling Foley catheter drains urine from ... the systematic use of a Foley catheter by midwives after the onset of urinary incontinence could cure over 25% of all new ... a catheter, catheter removal, and an examination and discharge from the hospital at a minimum of four weeks, with instruction ...
*  Klebsiella pneumoniae
... and urinary catheters put patients at increased risk. Also, the use of antibiotics can be a factor that increases the risk of ... Klebsiella ranks second to E. coli for urinary tract infections in older people.[citation needed] It is also an opportunistic ... In addition to pneumonia, Klebsiella can also cause infections in the urinary tract, lower biliary tract, and surgical wound ... The range of clinical diseases includes pneumonia, thrombophlebitis, urinary tract infection, cholecystitis, diarrhea, upper ...
*  Enox Biopharma
These products include urinary catheters, endotracheal tubes, central venous lines and other short term indwelling devices.. ...
*  Carbapenem-resistant enterobacteriaceae
These include prior antibiotic use, admittance to an ICU, use of a permanent urinary catheter, and previous invasive procedures ... A reduction in the use of unnecessary invasive devices, including urinary catheters, could help reduce CRE transmission. ... Both urinary tract and primary blood infections can make tigecycline ineffective, because it has limited penetration and rapid ... Her age and condition, combined with her environment and regulation by a catheter and mechanical ventilation, all contributed ...
*  NovaBay Pharmaceuticals
Potential applications include flesh-eating disease, problems related to in-dwelling urinary catheters, and common eye ...
*  Underactive bladder
With UAB, it is common for patients to utilize a urinary catheter to void. Surgical options are also options, with a cuff or ... 2015). Urinary retention Overactive bladder Urinary incontinence International Continence Society Abrams, P., L. Cardozo, et al ... If low-pressure urine storage can be assured, and the urinary reservoir is known to be limited to the bladder, the general ... 2002). "The standardisation of terminology of lower urinary tract function: report from the Standardisation Sub-committee of ...
*  Ampicillin
healthcare-associated infections related to infection from urinary catheter use unresponsive to other medications. Haemophilus ... Genito-urinary tract infections prevent infection (prophylaxis) in those who previously had rheumatic heart disease or are ... urinary tract infections, meningitis, salmonellosis, and endocarditis. It may also be used to prevent group B streptococcal ...
*  Providencia stuartii
... is an opportunistic pathogen seen in patients with severe burns or long-term indwelling urinary catheters ... P. stuartii septicemia is primarily of urinary origin. It is the most common cause of purple urine bag syndrome. Upon physical ...
*  Chemistry of biofilm prevention
For example, there are more than one million cases of catheter-associated urinary tract infections (CAUTI) reported each year, ... "Engineering Out the Risk for Infection with Urinary Catheters." Emerging Infectious Diseases 7.2 (2001) Secinti, D. K; Özalp, H ... The waves spread to the surface, in this case a catheter, creating horizontal waves that prevent the adhesion of planktonic ... Despite this, silver coatings are commonly used on devices such as catheters. To avoid the undesirable effects of leaching, ...
*  Bovine submaxillary mucin coatings
This behavior is imperative in the lubrication of cardiovascular stents and urinary catheters as they are inserted within ...
*  Postpartum physiological changes
A urinary catheter is usually put in place before the cesarean section to prevent urinary retention. The abdominal incision ...
*  Childbirth
Ripening of the cervix can be accomplished with the placement of a Foley catheter or the use of synthetic prostaglandins such ... urinary incontinence, painful sex or severe vaginal/perineal trauma after birth. Obstetric forceps or ventouse may be used to ... and/or intrauterine pressure catheter (IUPC). It can also involve fetal scalp pH testing. It is currently possible to collect ...