Straight Catheterization: A Case Study

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Patient was given perineal care prior to the straight catheterization, which is performed every four hours. Beforehand, the cna had a bladder scan on the patient and there was 321 milliliters of urine left in the bladder. During the process of inserting the straight catheter, the patient was asked to take a deep breath while they inserted the catheter through the urethra. At the same time, the nursing students had to teach the patient about bladder management and possible the high risk for urinary tract infections due to multiple insertions of the straight catheter.
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