EXERCISE, LESSON 3
NSTRUCTIONS: To complete this exercise, circle the letter of the response that best
answers the question or completes the statement or write the answer in the space
provided. After you have completed the all of the exercises, turn to "Solutions to
Exercises" at the end of this lesson and check your answers. If you have responded to
any of the exercises incorrectly, reread the material referenced after the answer.
Catheterization of the urinary bladder is an _______________ procedure for which
______________ equipment is required.
Four purposes of urinary catheterization are:
The French scale (Fr.) is used to denote the size of a catheter. Each unit is roughly
equivalent to __________ in diameter.
The smaller the number denoting the size of the catheter, the _______________
Number 20 Fr. and 22 Fr. catheters are usually used for _____________________.
The catheters most commonly used are made of ________________ and have a
__________________ to prevent injury to the meatus or urethra.
Because catheters are difficult to sterilize, they should be considered
__________________ and ________________ after they have been removed.