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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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My personal experience is that catheterizing becomes an increasing burden and many patients look towards converting to an incontinent diversion.
When catheterizing using a coude tip catheter, the curved tip should be pointed superiorly at the 12 o'clock position.
When catheterizing only for the purpose of obtaining a specimen, a feeding tube can be used in infant boys and girls.
Meticulous aseptic technique is used when catheterizing a child who has an artificial urinary sphincter.
A randomized trial between BTX A and an anti-cholinergic medication in patients with moderate to severe OAB with detrusor overactivity who are naive to treatment may be reasonable to address this issue, especially in the subset of neurogenic OAB who are already intermittently catheterizing.
A colleague or friend at work could aid in catheterizing him when necessary.
Many patients with medical conditions that require CIC (for example, prune belly syndrome, posterior urethral valves, multiple sclerosis, atonic bladder, and urethral stricture) have urethral sensation and complain of discomfort when catheterizing.
However, female patients catheterizing per-urethra with a compact-HC were more likely to prefer its use over the uncoated catheters; the compact-HC could be offered to this population.
It is important to wash your hands not only before catheterizing yourself but also before eating or performing any procedure that might involve your skin or mucous membranes.