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catheterize

 [kath´ĕ-ter-īz″]
to introduce a catheter into a body cavity; see catheterization.

cath·e·ter·ize

(kath'ĕ-ter-īz),
To pass a catheter.

catheterize

(kăth′ĭ-tə-rīz′)
tr.v. catheter·ized, catheter·izing, catheter·izes
To introduce a catheter into.

cath′e·ter·i·za′tion (-rĭ-zā′shən) n.

catheterize

to introduce a catheter into a body cavity, usually into the urinary bladder for the withdrawal of urine.
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Some 400 million urinary catheters are used world-wide each year, and everyone who is catheterised for a month or more can expect to suffer an infection.
Among the tasks the assistant was expected to perform were making lone visits to patients, carrying out simple dressings, putting in eye drops, caring for catheterised patients, checking such things as height, weight and blood pressure for new patients, and giving advice about diet and general health.
A urine sample, obtained after he was catheterised, showed that he had suffered from a urethral plug that contained some struvite crystals, the precursor to bladder stones.
Motor neurone disease has left her mind as sharp as ever while it has gradually destroyed her muscles, making it harder to understand her speech, leaving her in a wheelchair, catheterised and fed through a tube.
In many cases the urinary bladder is catheterised for various indications.