Change of a suprapubic catheter

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Change of a suprapubic catheter 4.5

This guide describes the process of replacing a suprapubic catheter,
in order to prevent urinary tract infection.

In collaboration with Märta Lauritzen, Urotherapist, Registered Nurse, and Helena Thulin, Registered Nurse, PhD, both of the
Urological Clinic, Karolinska University Hospital.

Special thanks to the Clinical Training Centre, Karolinska University Hospital.

💬 Comments on the video

It should be emphasized that the new SP catheter should be placed within 2-3 minutes from removal of the previous catheter. Otherwise the SP tract can close up and not be catheterizable.

Author — SCI Nurse


When did you switch to sterile gloves? This is not emphasized in the video.

Author — Emily Kline