When do clamp a foley?

  1. 0 I had a resident with urinary retention. Inserter a foley with almost 1000 ml in return.
    I was asked by a colleague if I clamped the foley.? I seem to be getting a mix feedback regarding when to clamp . Any thoughts on this ?
  2. Visit  Zen123 profile page

    About Zen123

    From 'vegas'; Joined Sep '09; Posts: 126; Likes: 104.

    2 Comments so far...

  3. Visit  Zen123 profile page
    0
    shoot. Sorry about the typo. It's late!
  4. Visit  sapphire18 profile page
    1
    I've heard to clamp after 500cc, after 1000cc, due to chance of bladder spasms and hypotension. I never clamp it, and have never had a pt suffer any negative effects from it.
    Fiona59 likes this.


Nursing Jobs in every specialty and state. Visit today and find your dream job.

Top
close
close