Catherization Set

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$7.00

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Each transurethral application can lead to contamination with microbes. It is therefore important that catheterization is carried out under aseptic conditions. Catheterization sets help to simplify preparation and application of a transurethral catheter and to minimize the risk of infection. The urinary catheter set includes all of the components which are required for a sterile insertion or changing of urine catheter.

Contents of the non-sterile outer packaging: 2L urine bag, 25mls unisept for cleansing, 5g lubricating gel, 20mls water for injection, 2 x10mls  slip tip sterile syringe, 2x size M copolymer sterile plastic gloves, Size 7 sterile latex gloves.

Contents of the sterile standard dressing set: A procedure tray with compartments for holding cleansing solutions, hand towel, protective underlay, cotton balls, gauze, 3 disposable forceps and a limpet bag.

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Diagnostic indications include the following:

  • Collection of uncontaminated urine specimen
  • Monitoring of urine output
  • Imaging of the urinary tract

Therapeutic indications include the following:

  • Acute urinary retention (e.g., benign prostatic hypertrophy, blood clots)
  • Chronic obstruction that causes hydronephrosis
  • Initiation of continuous bladder irrigation
  • Intermittent decompression for neurogenic bladder
  • Hygienic care of bedridden patients
Weight 0.23 kg
• Previous lower abdominal surgery • Unexplained haematuria • History of bladder tumour • Blood clotting disorders • Ascites • Suspicion of ovarian cyst • Indwelling urinary catheters should not be used to monitor stable people who are able to urinate or for the convenience of the patient or hospital staff. • Catheter-associated urinary tract infection is the most common type of hospital-acquired infection. Indwelling catheters should be avoided when there are alternatives, and when patients and caregivers discuss alternatives to indwelling urinary catheters with their physicians and nurses then sometimes an alternative may be found.
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