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How often should the urine bag be changed?

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Author : Joe Wong
Update time : 2021-03-23 10:47:13
How often should the urine bag be changed?

There are many kinds of urine bags, some are changed once a day, and some are changed every 5 to 7 days. It is recommended to decide how often to change according to the condition of the patients.

If it is for a long-term indwelling foley catheter, it is recommended to use a disposable urine bag and replace it once a day; if it is for a general operation after surgery, used as a drainage, it is recommended to replace the urine bag every 5 to 7 days; if the urine bag is blocked Phenomenon, such as purulent discharge or hematuria, it is recommended to replace it once a day; if the urine is relatively clear and there is no obvious discharge, it is recommended to replace it every 5 to 7 days.

It is recommended to drink plenty of water during the indwelling urine bag. The urine tube should be clamped and opened regularly so that the function of the bladder is not easily damaged.