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Foley Care for Pediatrics

tutorial oveview A health care provider may have placed or may ask for a Foley catheter to be placed to drain your child's urine. Other names for the Foley catheter are indwelling catheter and bladder catheter. This program will help you understand what a Foley catheter is and how to care for it. The program includes the following sections: what is a pediatric Foley Care catheter, what is the anatomy of the Urinary System, what is a Foley Catheter, how to prepare your child for a Foley catheter, how to care for a Foley catheter, how to properly use a catheter drainage bag, how to prevent infections when your child uses a Foley catheter, and what are signs of catheter related complications.

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