Place the client on radiation precautions for 18 hours
Save all urine in a radiation safe container for 18 hours
Limit contact with the client to 20 minutes per hour.
No special precautions except to wear gloves if in contact with the client’s urine.
Increase intake of meat. fish. plums. and cranberries
Avoid citrus fruits and citrus juices
Avoid green. leafy vegetables such as spinach.
Increase intake of dairy products.
Sterile irrigation of the Penrose drain
Frequent dressing changes around the Penrose drain
Weighing the dressings
Maintaining the client’s position on the affected side
Encourage fluid intake
Administration of diuretics
Irrigation of Foley catheter
Bradycardia and confusion
Tachycardia and diarrhea
Decreased urinary output and bladder spasms
Increased urinary output and anemia
Red bloody urine
Urinary output of 200 ml greater than intake
Blood pressure of 100/50 and pulse 130.
Pain related to bladder spasms.
Type of infection
Composition of calculus
Size and number of calculi
Is a temporary procedure that can be reversed later.
Diverts urine into the sigmoid colon. where it is expelled through the rectum.
Conveys urine from the ureters to a stoma opening in the abdomen.
Creates an opening in the bladder that allows urine to drain into an external pouch.