What is a Foley Balloon Catheter?

Foley Catheter is a tube being fit in the patient’s urinary tract to drain the urine a person’s bladder is not capable of doing so. The tube can be made up of latex, silicone or silicone-coated latex. The thin tube has a balloon at its end. After the insertion of the tube, balloon is being filled with the sterile water. Then, the Foley Catheter is attached to the tubing and to the drain bag. And it is always told to wash hands whenever you touch the Foley Catheter to prevent from the infections. When one should use a Foley Catheter? … Continue reading What is a Foley Balloon Catheter?