Foley Catheter

A tube inserted into the bladder in order to drain urine.

More Common Terms

  • Ombudsman A professional who investigates and resolves complaints on behalf of residents of nursing homes and other long-term care facilities.
  • Incontinence Total or partial loss of bowel or bladder control or functions.
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