How to Flush a Foley Catheter?

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The foley catheter is attached to a bag that should only been emptied when it is full. You probably need to empty it about every eight hours. For more information, see this website: www.drugs.com
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Usually you are taught proper care and maintenance of a foley catheter before being sent home, or a care taker will do this for you. Your foley catheter will be flushed, or irrigated with a syringe of saline.
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