catheters in whirlpools

  1. I am looking for research into the use of whirlpool tubs with residents who have indwelling catheters. Is there an increased risk for infection? Are special precautions necessary?
    I would appreciate hearing from anyone who has this information or knows where I can get it.
    Thanks....CMarie
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  3. by   sehbear
    I know this is a long time coming but... put a catheter valve, flip flo..whatever on the catheter and remove bag. no great risk of infection really....
    Thats why they have chlorine right!?

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