Traditional Foley Drainage Systems - Do They Drain The Bladder?

Tue, 20 Feb 2007 01:00 AM EST

... UroToday.com- It is assumed that Foley catheter systems continuously and completely empty the bladder. Beside observations and tubing manipulation that cause a sudden rush of urine flow suggests otherwise. Catherized patients often describe intermittent periods of the sensation of bladder fullness, especially after remaining in bed for prolonged periods. [click link for full article] ...