Care recipient (cr) needs help putting on a texas catheter

Try: Wash hands put on gloves place waterproof protective pad under buttocks to prevent soiling of bedding wash and dry the penis and scrotum hold the penis at a 90-degree angle and roll the catheter sheath down as is done with a condom leave about 1 to 2 inches at the end of the sheath between the penis and the tubing attachment site secure catheter with velcro or elastic holder if the sheath is nonadhesive around the penis 1 to 2 inches from base insert drainage bag tubing into sheath attachment tape tubing to secure in place remove and dispose of gloves and wash hands thoroughly consult a healthcare worker if needed

Materials: Sterile disposable gloves first aid tape

Categories: Sage, Topic, Medical Physical, Gender, Male, Mobility, Needs Some Assistance, Needs Much Assistance, Immobile

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Keywords: Catheter external catheter male incontinence

*This information is listed as a Tip and is not explicitly medically licensed

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