Bladder catheter - infants; Foley catheter - infants
A urinary catheter is a small, soft tube placed in the bladder.
WHY IS A URINARY CATHETER USED?
A catheter may be needed if your baby is making only small amounts of urine. This could be due to your baby being very ill with low blood pressure, an abnormally developed urinary system, the use of a medication that decreases urine production, or the use of a medication that will not allow your baby to move his or her...Read more
Earlier in June, the Premier Safety Institute® of the Premier hospital alliance issued a bulletin calling for the removal of unnecessary... Read more »
Reader's Question: I had a suprapubic catheter inserted and had trouble right from the beginning. I was in a lot of pain, was having... Read more »