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How to change a Foley catheter: Step-by-step instructions for the caregiver  
Abstract:  This handout gives step-by-step instructions for changing a Foley catheter, a tube placed in the bladder to drain urine for patients with medical conditions that prevent normal urination.
Author: Rehabilitation/8N
Publisher/Date/Rev:  University of Washington Medical Center, 2005, February 1, 2012
UWMC Availability:  Rehabilitation/8N; Special Procedure Unit/4S; Renal Medicine/4SE; Vascular Surgery/General Surgery/4SE; Transplant Services/4E-4SE/5E; 8N (Rehabilitation/8N); Oncology/7SE; 4S (Special Procedure Unit); 4SE (Transplant, Renal, Vascular Surg, Kidney Dialysis); 5E (ICU/Critical Care Unit); 5SE (ICU/Critical Care Unit); 8S (Rehab Medicine Clinic)
General Topics:  Urinary and Reproductive System Disorders; Patient Care Procedures & Instructions; Medical Equipment & Supplies
Specific Subject(s):  Urination Disorders; Urination; Catheterization; Bladder
Language(s):  English
Audience:  Caregiver
Format: Brochure
Reading Level: Moderate
Cost: Unknown
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