MedSelfEd Patient Education: Care Task Slide 2 of 23 - Closed Urinary Drainage System
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...consists of a catheter inserted into the urinary bladder and connected via tubing to a drainage bag. The catheter is retained in the bladder by an inflated balloon. The drainage of urine is totally dependent on gravity. Therefore, tubing and the drainage bag, to collect urine, must always be below the level of the bladder.
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