CLINICAL DO'S & DON'TS: Inserting an indwelling urinary catheter in a female patient
JILL RUSHING RN, MSN

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Nursing2014
August 2004 
Volume 34  Number 8
Pages 22 - 22
 
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    YOUR RESPONSIBILITIES include assessing your patient's need for catheterization, inserting the catheter using aseptic technique, and reassessing her condition after catheter insertion.

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    * Verify the order. Explain the procedure to your patient, provide privacy, and wash your hands.

    * Place your patient supine with her knees flexed and her hips externally rotated. Drape her for privacy.

    * Put on clean gloves. Examine the urinary meatus and assess for abnormalities, such as exudates or inflammation. Provide perineal care, then remove your gloves and wash your hands.

    * Open the sterile catheter tray on a nearby clean surface. Place the waterproof drape under her buttocks and the fenestrated drape with the opening over her perineum. ...

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