catheters in chinese

catheters in Chinese is “导管” pinyin is Dǎoguǎn.

A catheter is a tubular medical device, usually used to draw fluid out of the human body or deliver it to the body. Common examples include:

  • Urinary catheter

Commonly used in patients who need long-term urination monitoring or bladder irrigation, such as postoperative, urinary incontinence, etc. It is divided into two types: indwelling catheter and intermittent catheter.

  • Intravenous catheter

Used for intravenous infusion, blood transfusion, drug administration, etc. There are peripheral venous catheters and central venous catheters.

  • Gastrointestinal catheter

Including nasogastric tube, gastrostomy tube, etc., used for nutritional support, decompression, etc.

  • Arterial catheter

Commonly used to monitor arterial pressure, collect arterial blood gas, etc.

  • Drainage catheter

Used to drain fluid in various parts of the body, such as pleural effusion, peritoneal effusion, etc.

  • Suprapubic Catheter

It is placed above the pubic bone to drain the bladder and is often used when transurethral catheterization is not possible.

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