What is Urine Foley
Urine Foley or also known as foley catheterization is the procedure of insertion of a catheter from the urethra up to the bladder for draining out the urine.
The urine foley catheter can also be inserted by making a small hole near the patient’s abdomen.
The apparatus that is used for this type of catheterization is called “Indwelling catheter”. Indwelling means to remain inside. This catheter is also named “Foley Catheter”.
That’s why the end of the catheter that remains inside the patient’s bladder is fixed with an inflated balloon. So, the catheter doesn’t slide or fall from the bladder.
The balloon is filled with water. So, when the balloon deflates it’s a clear sign of removal of the catheter.
Why Use Urine Foley & For Whom?
It is used for patients who cannot urinate themselves or have difficulty doing it. Including are patients with recent critical surgery. People who are bedridden and can’t move due to medical conditions or have a severe injury.
Both types of urine foley are used for both males and females for longer or shorter periods of time.
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Urine Foley Complications
Now, urine foley has many complications that should be dealt with properly. It causes infection in the urinary tract. The symptoms are chills, headache, fever, foul-smelling urine, lower abdomen pain, aches, and genital area burning.
In females, there could be allergic symptoms showing up, bladder stones, blood coming out during urination, kidney damage, urinary tract infection.
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In order to deal with these problems, HOL has prepared special nurses for urine Foley. Proper administration system, a Foley procedure for home patients, and Guiding and educating the family regarding patients care, treatment, and progress.
HOL has a separate unit of highly skilled nurses for administrating urine foley for patients at home. Be a male or female the procedure is done at a hospital or home is the same.
Excellent Administration System
The process is a bit complex. So, our nurses take extra caution to do the urine foley. It is done on regular basis with proper hygiene and treatment to avoid the complications mentioned above for both males and females.
No Travelling Issues
Patients who are bedridden or on bed due to surgery or severe injury they don’t need to travel. Because HOL has a simple and easy system of hiring a nurse from the comfort of your home.
Guiding & Educating The Family
Our nurses being professionals they are also patient carers. They’ll provide all the required details as well as guiding the family members regarding the treatment. Educating them about patient and procedure conditions will relieve the family members of any concerns.
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