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  • obstruction
  • These residents are always bacteriuric, usually with a complex microbiological flora of two to five organisms and a biofilm on the catheter that may contribute to obstruction. (semanticscholar.org)
  • The healthcare provider checks for correct positioning of the catheter and bag, or for obstruction of urine flow within the catheter tube. (wikipedia.org)
  • patients
  • I discuss managing bladder spasticity with my patients that have indwelling catheters. (newmobility.com)
  • As a nurse, were you ever specifically taught how to collect a urine sample from patients who rely on indwelling catheters? (allnurses.com)
  • Cranberry Supplementation Does Not Reduce Urinary Tract Infections in Patients With Indwelling Catheters After Pelvic Reconstructive Surgery. (bioportfolio.com)
  • prescription of cranberry capsules reduced UTIs in postoperative patients requiring catheter use. (bioportfolio.com)
  • At 2 weeks, 6 weeks, and 12 weeks post catheter placement, patients will return to clinic for follow-up at which time they will have an interval history and physical and chest xray and complete a questionnaires regarding their health and satisfaction. (clinicaltrials.gov)
  • Patients with tunneled catheter which cannot be removed. (clinicaltrials.gov)
  • 1 This study by Wilde adds to this body of knowledge by helping healthcare practitioners understand the unique situations that patients face in dealing with an indwelling catheter to manage incontinence. (bmj.com)
  • Initial catheter placement was inappropriate in 5.2% of patients and 7.5% patients had an inappropriate indication at the day of the survey. (biomedcentral.com)
  • For some patients the insertion and removal of a catheter causes excruciating pain, so a topical anesthetic is used. (wikipedia.org)
  • From several studies involving cases of P. oryzihabitans, research reveals that there is a close relationship between infection, underlying disease, and the presence of catheters in patients. (wikipedia.org)
  • Indwelling catheters should be avoided when there are alternatives, and when patients and caregivers discuss alternatives to indwelling urinary catheters with their physicians and nurses then sometimes an alternative may be found. (wikipedia.org)
  • commonly
  • Along with catheters, P. oryzihabitans are most commonly found at sites involved with respiratory equipment and devices for continuous ambulatory dialysis, and these bacteria can spread through contaminated fluids and unsterilized or defiled medical tools. (wikipedia.org)
  • In an emergency department, indwelling urinary catheters are most commonly used to assist people who cannot urinate. (wikipedia.org)
  • insertion
  • The procedure should not be attempted by a patient without guidance in maintaining cleanliness of the catheter and surrounding area and specific instruction regarding catheter insertion from meatus to bladder entry. (wikipedia.org)
  • placement
  • In multivariate analyses inappropriate catheter use at the time of placement was associated with female sex, older age, admission on a non-intensive care ward, and not having had surgery. (biomedcentral.com)
  • Embolization: Placement of a metallic coil or embolic substance (gel-foam, poly-vinyl alcohol) to block blood through to a blood vessel, either to stop bleeding or decrease blood flow to a target organ or tissue.Uterine artery embolization (UAE) or uterine fibroid embolization (UFE) Prostate artery embolization (PAE) Thrombolysis: Catheter-directed technique for dissolving blood clots, such as pulmonary embolism, deep venous thrombosis) with either pharmaceutical (TPA) or mechanical means. (wikipedia.org)
  • Dialysis related interventions: Placement of tunneled hemodialysis catheters, peritoneal dialysis catheters, and revision/thrombolysis of poorly functioning surgically placed AV fistulas and grafts. (wikipedia.org)
  • Placement of permanent indwelling biliary stents. (wikipedia.org)
  • urine flow
  • Watchful attention to urine flow: "running all the while" described the continuous flow of urine through the catheter and into the catheter bag. (bmj.com)
  • Embodied knowledge of urine flow: "paying attention" represented how participants paid attention to their own urine flow patterns and checked their catheter tubing for kinks to help keep the urine flowing freely. (bmj.com)
  • Risks
  • Risks/Safety Issues: Risks associated with draining the catheter include: pneumothorax, re-expansion pulmonary edema, hypotension, circulatory collapse, and infection. (clinicaltrials.gov)
  • Everyday
  • Participants expressed how much their everyday lives depended on the proper functioning of the catheter bag, and how a failed catheter bag made them feel vulnerable. (bmj.com)
  • tube
  • Catheters may be used once in a while or on a constant basis, in which case the tube connects to a bag that is attached to the leg. (wikipedia.org)