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The most common nosocomial infections are
D) Urinary tract infections
The best way to prevent urinary tract infections during catheterization of the urinary bladder is
A) By maintaining strict surgical aseptic technique
Which of the following should occur last when a retention catheter is inserted?
C) tub gently to seat the balloon against the meatus
Which of the following should occur first when a retention catheter is inserted?
C) Put on sterile gloves
What is the most important consideration when removing a retention catheter?
to deflate the baloon
When transporting a patient with a retention catheter and closed-system drainage in place, which of the following must be observed?
C) Raise the bag quickly above the legs
True or False
Mr. Sherman Alonzo has been admitted to the surgery suite for retrograde cystography. Mr. Alonzo was paralyzed several years ago in a motorcross accident and is recently experiencing some emptying difﬁculties. While the contrast agent is being instilled and halfway through the study, he begins to complain of a sudden headache and nausea. He begins to move and moan from the pain. What is the best response?
D) Stop the procedure and allow the surgery staff to take over
During cystography, what is the radiographer’s role? (More than one may apply)
F) all of the above
Which of the following procedures is performed to visualize the proximal ureters and the kidneys but will not demonstrate function?
C) Retrograde pyelography
List two alternative methods of urinary drainage.
Why is the patient instructed to increase ﬂuid intake for 24 hours following any study that involves contrast media in the bladder?
to help flush any remaining contrast agent from the bladder
As a patient exhales, the ________ relaxes, allowing a catheter to pass unobstructed into the bladder.
Never place a drainage bag on a patient's lap or abdomen during transport because this may cause a _____ of urine into the bladder.
True or False?
_____ pyelography is a radiographic technique performed to visualize the proximal ureters and the kidneys after injection of an iodinated contrast agent.
Backwards flow; usually unnatural as when urine travels back up the ureter
The action of emptying urine from the bladder
A firm catheter inserted into the ureter attached to a cystoscope
A) Ureteral catheter
The inability to refrain from yielding to the normal impulse to defecate or urinate
A posture in which knees are flexed and thighs are abducted and rotated externally
C) Lithotomy position
An instrument used for examining the urinary bladder and ureters that is equipped with a light, a viewing obturator, and a lumen for passing catheters
Radiographic imaging of the urinary bladder
Pertaining to the area between the anus and the scrotum in the male and the vulva and the anus in the female
A circular bond of muscle constricting an orifice, which contracts to close the opening
The area of the male penis that meets the scrotum
E) Penoscrotal junction