Equis ISSN 2398-2977

Bladder: catheterization - male

Contributor(s): Terry Blanchard

Introduction

  • Useful and easy technique for collection of urine samples, particularly when an uncontaminated sample is needed for bacterial culture .
  • In some cases it may not be possible to obtain a freely voided sample and catheterization is indicated.

Uses

  • Collection of uncontaminated urine sample for analysis .

Advantages

  • Can be used when a freely voided sample is not available .

Requirements

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Preparation

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Procedure

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Outcomes

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