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    The routine usage of Foley catheters has increase, especially on critical care floors due to strict monitoring of the patient’s intake and output status. Usually, patients on this type of floor are respiratory compromised, on the ventilator and receiving diuretics. In addition, a large number of patients experience delirium making it impossible to get them out bed to a bedside commode. These are a few reasons why an indwelling Foley catheter is essential to have. However, when a patient’s…

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    sedated, and the indwelling catheter is warranted. Whenever, the patient is not sedated, according to Center for Disease Control (CDC) (2015), the CDC, 2009 guidelines should be followed for insertion criteria. ANA (2017) explains the guidelines include measures, such as encourage the patient to void and record amount, if a patient urinates record amount. Also, if the patient is unable to urinate perform a bladder scan and if 300-500, obtain an order for a straight catheter to be inserted,…

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    The use of a urinary catheter is an instrument that is widely used in the health care field. It is believed that “the first urinary catheter was used in ancient Egypt to treat urinary retention” (Fenely, Hopely & Wells, 2015). Throughout the years the use of the urinary catheter has broaden while the device has actually improved. Patients that are admitted to an intensive care unit are frequently catheterized in order to monitor their condition and facilitate early intervention. Notwithstanding…

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    unsuccessful in catheter insertion. In addition, the Catheter, associated infection (CAUTI) remains up on some units. A committee was created which included nursing, nursing administration, education, infection control, urology, infectious diseases and performance improvement to look at both issues to find solutions. Part of the plan is for urology to provide education on in techniques of Foley catheter insertion. Infectious disease physicians and education department to educate on catheter…

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    Intravenous Therapy Paper

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    inserted catheters and central lines. After describing the basic concepts of what a peripherally inserted catheter and central line are; safety, teaching, and care of the lines will be educated throughout. Central Lines “A central venous catheter, also called a central line, is a long thin, flexible tube used to give medicines, fluids, nutrients, or blood products over a long period of time, usually several weeks or more.” (Buchman 2011, WebMD). Common uses for central venous catheters are:…

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    through the use of catheters, stents, and balloons. Catheter are thin tube made up of several types of material depending on how it will be used. A stent on the other hand is a tube composed of metal that can remain within the body to keep a blood vessel open. Interventional cardiology is said to be first discovered by Andreas Gruentzig in 1977 when he widened part of an abnormally narrowed, a condition called stenosis, left anterior descending artery through the use of a balloon catheter.3…

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    Secondary Pneumothorax

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    According to the journal article Secondary spontaneous pneumothorax: which associated conditions benefit from pigtail catheter treatment, you assess the effectiveness of pigtail catheter drainage for patient with secondary spontaneous pneumothorax. As in the book Clinical Manifestations and Assessment of Respiratory Disease mentioned pneumothorax is subdivided into primary and secondary. Primary pneumothorax arises in healthy people without a history of lung disease. Secondary pneumothorax…

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    focuses on the prevention of catheter associated urinary tract infections (CAUTIs). Under this guideline, Joint Commission outlines three elements of performance that must be validated for compliance during a Joint Commission survey. First, indwelling catheters must be inserted according to evidence-based guidelines which include limiting the use and duration of indwelling catheters as well as inserting them using aseptic technique. Second, the indwelling catheters must be maintained using…

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    have to go through surgery to get a catheter put in. The catheter used for hemodialysis is a tunneled catheter because it is placed under the skin (National Kidney Foundation 1). There are two different types which are non-cuffed and cuffed catheters. When I was doing my hemodialysis treatment I had the non-cuffed catheter. Most people with Kidney disease gets the cuffed catheters. This is more of the permanent kind of catheters for kidney disease. Dialysis catheters usually have at least two…

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    cases. Many medical malpractice litigation studies are mentioned in the literature,[8-12] but we found the literature lacking studies about this daily used instrument litigation. Our purpose from this study is to explore litigations surrounding foley catheter use, in order to recognize and raise awareness about pitfalls of clinical staff with its use and minimize…

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