Results for: Catheter

In Health

What is a catheter?

A catheter is a flexible tube that is inserted through a narrowopening in the body cavity, such as the bladder. It is used forremoving fluid.
In Medical Supplies

How do you use a catheter?

A catheter is a term used for any thin tube inserted into the body- not just a urinary catheter. So, you would use a catheter asintended. . You would insert a urinary cathet (MORE)
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What is a Quintin catheter?

It is a large-bore 2- or 3-lumen catheter used for hemodialysisused for dialysis, it is usually in the chest wall.. It is spelled Quinton not quintin
In Conditions and Diseases

What is a foley catheter?

A tube inserted into the bladder after a urethra gauge is used to measure the circumference of the urethra. Once the measurement is obtained, the appropriate sized urinary cat (MORE)
In Health

How painful is a catheter?

That depends on how you feel about "pain". Some people whine when they clip their nails, while others can nail their foot to a board without flinching.....that is completely s (MORE)
In Health

Catheter is a type of?

It is a tube which is used to drain something from inside the bodyto the outside. The most common catheter is probably a urinarycatheter, and a FOLEY is probably the most ofte (MORE)
In Personal Hygiene

What is the function of catheter?

To drain fluids from body cavities, or to distend (expand) body passages for diagnostic examination.
In Human Anatomy and Physiology

What is a Cardiac catheter?

A long, thin, flexible tube that is threaded into the heart through a blood vessel
In Uncategorized

What is a hero catheter?

It is a specialized type type of dialysis catheter that is implanted into the patient's upper right arm, in place of an A/V fistula.
In Medical Technologies

What is a catheter-?

A catheter is a tube inserted into the urethra to empty the bladderwhen urinating naturally is not possible.