Removed foley catheter

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Removed foley catheter

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EMT

70-year-old male came to ED from home for bilateral leg swelling. Triage nurse noticed thick cloudy urine with sediment in foley drainage bag and got an order to change it. We removed 10ml of yellow fluid when draining the balloon however the catheter would only come halfway out. We paged urology who cut the balloon port with no change. Resident eventually just held the penis and pulled it out with force. This photo is the catheter upon removal. CRP 4.09 | HGB 10.6 | HCT 33 | BUN 31 - All other labs within normal limits. MD declined adding an order for UA or cultures.

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