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supplying dry land with water by means of ditches etc

(medicine) cleaning a wound or body organ by flushing or washing out with water or a medicated solution

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Recommendation: Alum bladder irrigation is effective in treating pediatric HC, though the patient's bladder must be fully cleared of blood clots prior to initiation of therapy.
Post operatively, urinary bladder irrigation had been done for twelve to twenty four hours and Foleys catheter traction was removed after twelve hours.
At this point, the procedure was aborted and a 3-way Foley catheter was placed for continuous bladder irrigation.
Blood transfusion and continuous bladder irrigation (CBI) were initiated.
The patient was put on third-generation cephalosporin antibiotics with amikacin and metrogyl, bladder irrigation was done for 72hrs.Repeat routine urine examination revealed white blood cell-2-3/hpf.
The specimens were submitted as voided urine (n = 8; 62%), bladder irrigation (n = 4; 31%), and catheterized urine (n = 1; 8%) samples.
Bladder irrigation removed minimal blood and urine mix.
MGH requires emergent treatment of the underlying disease and intravenous fluids, as well as manual or continuous bladder irrigation via Foley catheter.
Neither bladder irrigation treatment nor oral medication has been refused.
Bladder irrigation using hydrogen peroxide for clot evacuation.
This demonstrated that the allantoic cyst filled with bladder irrigation (figure 1B,C), and that there was no congenital bladder outlet obstruction.
Systemic or bladder irrigation with antimicrobials is not recommended at catheter placement, replacement, or removal to reduce catheter-associated bacteriuria.
The researchers concluded that a bladder irrigation solution using NVC-422 could manage catheter biofilm blockage and encrustation if used on a regular basis.