Sep 17, · Urethral Catheterisation (Male) Foreword. This skill involves you inserting a catheter into a male patient's bladder. It is performed for many reasons e.g. occasionally patients with urinary problems need them long term, acute urinary retention or if the patient is acutely unwell to help closely measure their input and output.
Steps in male catheterization. If the patient is uncircumcised, retract the foreskin. Replace the foreskin at the end of the procedure. Continue to advance the catheter completely to the bifurcation i.e. until only the inflation and drainage ports are exposed and urine flows (this is to ensure proper placement of the catheter in the.
Move back the foreskin of your penis if you are uncircumcised. Wash the tip of your penis with Betadine (an antiseptic cleaner), a towelette, soap and water, or baby wipes the way your provider showed you. Apply the K-Y Jelly or another gel to the tip and top 2 inches (5 centimeters) of the catheter. (Some catheters come with gel already on them.).
Male urinary incontinence is often treated using absorbent products such as adult diapers and pads. Alternative and discreet solutions such as Conveen® Male external catheters (sometimes called "condom catheters" or "urisheaths") and collecting bags (urine bags) offer an alternative to diapers or absorbent products.