1. Catheterization of the urinary bladder is an _______ procedure for which _______ equipment is required.
2. Four purposes of urinary catheterization are:
3. The French scale (Fr.) is used to denote the size of a catheter. Each unit is roughly equivalent to __________ in diameter.
4. The smaller the number denoting the size of the catheter, the _____ the catheter.
5. Number 20 Fr. and 22 Fr. catheters are usually used for _____
6. The catheters most commonly used are made of _____and have a _____ to prevent injury to the meatus or urethra.
7. Because catheters are difficult to sterilize, they should be considered _____ and _____ after they have been removed.
8. Three types of urinary catheters are:
9. _____ is a major risk of catheterization.
10. The catheterization procedure should be done only by trained personnel under _____
11. The _____ catheter is inserted into the bladder through a small incision above the pubic area.
12. The _____ catheter is the most commonly used indwelling catheter. It has a balloon at the distal end which is inflated to prevent the catheter from slipping out.
13. When catheterizing a male, you should lubricate the catheter tip at least _________ inches.
14. To cleanse the male meatus, you should use the forceps to hold each cotton ball and swab _____
15. To catheterize a male, hold the penis at a _____angle and gently insert the lubricated catheter into the urinary meatus.
16. When catheterizing a female, you should lubricate the catheter tip at least _______ inches.
17. To catheterize a female, you should use the thumb and forefinger of your _____ hand to spread and separate the labia minora. After that hand has touched the patient it is considered to be _____
18. To cleanse the female meatus, you should use ________ cotton ball for each stroke, and swab from __________ the meatus downward toward the rectum, then cleanse _____ in the same downward manner.
19. After inserting the catheter into the female meatus, angle it _____ as it is advanced.
20. After connecting the catheter to a drainage bag, it should be secured to the female patient's _____
21. To reduce the possibility of an infection occurring, the patient's perineal area should be cleansed with soap and water _____daily and _____
22. To increase urine production and dilute the particles that form in urine, the patient with an indwelling catheter should intake _____cc to _____ cc fluid daily.
23. An asepto syringe, basin, tubing protector, sterile solution, and gauze moistened with antiseptic are supplies and equipment used to _____
24. A 10 cc syringe, soap and water, a washcloth and towel, exam gloves, and Chux® are supplies and equipment used to _____.
25. A _____ includes the catheter, a drape, a receptacle to receive urine, materials to cleanse the meatus, a lubricant, a specimen container, and sterile gloves.
1. Aseptic; sterile.
2. The following in any order.
To relieve urinary retention.
To obtain a sterile urine specimen from a female patient.
To measure the amount of residual urine in the bladder.
To empty the bladder before, during, or after surgery.
3. 33 mm.
5. Male adult.
6. Plastic; rounded tip.
7. Disposable; discarded.
Retention or indwelling.
11. Supra pubic.
14. In a circulate manner from the center of the meatus outward.
17. Non-dominant; contaminated.
18. One; above; each side of the meatus.
21. Twice; after each bowel movement.
22. 2500 cc to 3000 cc.
23. Irrigate an indwelling catheter.
24. Remove an indwelling catheter.
25. Disposable indwelling catheter kit.
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