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indwelling

 [in´dwel-ing]
pertaining to a catheter or other tube left within an organ or body passage for drainage, maintenance of patency, or administration of drugs or nutrients.

indwelling

(ĭn′dwĕl′ĭng)
adj.
1. Dwelling or residing within.
2. Placed or implanted within the body, as a catheter or electrode.
n.
An inner presence, as of a spirit or power.

indwelling

Of a CATHETER or draining tube that is left in situ for a length of time.
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A Y-connector (Rotating Hemostatic Valve, Abbott) was used to hold the balloon and the drainage catheter together during the indwelling period, and the Y connector's valve was turned to tighten.
Overall, nurses' and other healthcare providers' knowledge of evidence-based practices for indwelling urinary catheter care is limited.
One study reported a 2.5% incidence of renal failure in patients with indwelling catheters and a 3.0% incidence of renal failure in patients undergoing LVP.
However, various complications may occur with short- or long-term use of indwelling stents, which vary from minor side effects such as flank and suprapubic pain, haematuria, dysuria, and frequency, to major complications such as vesicoureteric reflux, stent migration, encrustation, stent fracture, and urinary infection.[2] Infections may vary substantially, from a subclinical infection to death due to sepsis.
Incorporation of preoperative and postoperative instructions and an indwelling catheter management class should be included in all preoperative education activity for men undergoing this procedure.
Results: Patients were classified according to their duration of the stent indwelling time.
The most important finding of this study was that, in cases of unilateral ureteral obstruction, renal PW was decreased over time in spite of indwelling ureteral stent, suggesting that ureteral stents might not be as efficacious in preserving renal function as most clinicians tend to believe.
A 17-year-old female peach-faced lovebird (Agapornis roseicollis) developed a spherical mass on the distal right dorsal wing at a site that was previously fractured and surgically repaired with an indwelling intramedullary pin.
This book of art and accompanying text is divided into five sections: people of the image?; wonder; cultural identities; ritual; indwelling. ([umlaut] Ringgold, Inc., Portland, OR)
Studies have shown that patients with acquired immune deficiency syndrome (AIDS),2 cancer patients especially neutropenic patients,3 diabetics,4 the very young,5 elderly and intravenous (IV) drug abusers6 and patients with indwelling devices are prone to get methicillin-resistant staphylococcus aureus (MRSA) infection.7,8 MRSA infections occur more frequently in hospitals and healthcare facilities with a higher incidence rate in nursing homes and long-term care facilities.9 Use of quinolone antibiotics predisposes to MRSA infection.10
Those patients were asked to complete the QOLS and a not-validated questionnaire from our clinic, before ureteral indwelling, 7 day after ureteral indwelling and 14 days after removal of the stent.