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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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Our patient was catheterised for a short period of time, but since she could not void adequately, indwelling catheterisation for 10 days was performed, which resulted in a better voiding performance although it was still not adequate.
He was kept on antibiotics for a while because he had been catheterised and was sent home on a prescription diet which will dissolve crystals and prevent their recurrence by acidifying his urine for a period after each meal.
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.
This report claims that for years 'hundreds' of men who have been catheterised for retention of urine have been lost to follow up, have suffered unnecessary pain from infection and blocked catheters, and have been denied essential prostatic operation for a year.
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.
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.