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- by smartnurse1982 Dec 20, '09anyone know a site i can go on? i want to leave instructions in a chart or book of procedures for other nurses to use as a guide but cant find any.
- Dec 20, '09 by smartnurse1982oh, and has anybody used betadine sol to irrigate a foley? i have never heard of it and dont like using it b/c how am i going to see clots,etc? its so dark to see anything through.
- Dec 24, '09 by dishesBasic instructions for changing a suprapubic catheter are available from the national library of medicine
Iodine is diluted with saline before irrigating, a dilute solution is gentler on the bladder and may make it possible to see bloodclots.