Foley Catheters

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Foley Catheters
Best practices for the insertion of urinary catheters

  
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  • 1. 
    Urinary catheters must be inserted whenever a patient is incontinent of urine.
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False


  • 2. 
    Hand hygiene only needs to be performed after any manipulation of the catheter site or apparatus?
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False


  • 3. 
    Appropriate insertion follows aseptic technique which includes the use of which of the following?
    • A. 

      Sterile gloves

    • B. 

      Sterile drapes

    • C. 

      Sterile skin antiseptic

    • D. 

      All of the above


  • 4. 
    It is necessary to test the balloon before insertion of the urinary catheter.
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False


  • 5. 
    The best possible way to maintain sterile technique is to use all of the items  in the catheterization tray when inserting a catheter. 
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False


  • 6. 
    The securement device should be used in order to properly secure the urinary catheter.
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False


  • 7. 
    Aseptic refers to:
    • A. 

      A disenfectant

    • B. 

      An underground recepticle for waste

    • C. 

      Being free of pathogenic microorganisms


  • 8. 
    lndwelling catheters are designed to:        
    • A. 

      Use for straight cath to obtain a urine specimen

    • B. 

      Use for a patient who is incontinent

    • C. 

      Has no balloon for securing in the bladder

    • D. 

      Is a foley catheter that is designed to rest securly in the bladder for a limited amount of time.


  • 9. 
    A patient must meet which of the following criteria in order to receive a foley catheter:
    • A. 

      Unable to get to the bathroom because he/she is dizzy

    • B. 

      Has a urinary obstruction

    • C. 

      Is hemodynamically unstable

    • D. 

      Both B and C are correct


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