catheterise


Also found in: Dictionary, Medical.
  • verb

Synonyms for catheterise

insert a catheter into (a body part)

References in periodicals archive ?
These have included rules about who should insert them--doctors and specialty trained nurses could catheterise men, while anyone could catheterise women.
Lynn Williams, from Brierley Hill, said she was left in agony after Dr Gbinigie instructed his junior to catheterise her by inserting a needle into her pubic bone - a method normally only used on paralysed patients.
Another reason would be to teach a patient with a urethral stricture to catheterise him/herself to keep the stricture open and to prevent urinary retention.
During an attempt to catheterise the femoral vein a hypoechoic formation with eccentric thickening of the cortex was visualised.