Tag urology

Urinary catheterisation

SCGHED Guideline 4 340
Guideline for the insertion of an indwelling urinary catheter   Indications Intermittent Measurement of bladder residual volume. Obtaining uncontaminated urine for microscopy and culture (especially in females or young children). Facilitating adequate bladder emptying (e.g. in conditions associated with atonic…

CME 19/6/14 – Macroscopic Haematuria Management

This is a reminder of things learnt in the practical session run by Stuart Downie on the management of macroscopic haematuria: Use a larger catheter (18-20G) to increase the likelihood of successful passage and to minimise pressure/area and hence possible trauma (normal urethra…