SOLUTIONS TO EXERCISES, LESSON 4
You are correct if you listed any four of the following:
Obtain a sterile urine specimen.
Measure the amount of residual urine in the bladder.
Relieve a distended bladder in the patient who cannot void.
Provide continuous drainage or irrigation.
Measure urinary output.
Prepare a patient for surgery or childbirth.
Help a patient after surgery. (para 4-2a through h).
DO NOT force the catheter in place. Report the difficulty to a doctor.
Pressure as the catheter is inserted.
a. Check the doctor's orders.
b. Gather equipment.
c. Explain the procedure to the patient.
d. Provide for the patient's privacy.
(para 4-5a through d)
Cleansing. (para 4-5h)
End of Lesson 4