Bladder lavage

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Overview

Indications

  • Use if large volumes (>10L) of warmed fluids are not available
  • For severe or profound hypothermia

Contraindications

Equipment Needed

Procedure

  1. Insert temperature sensing foley
  2. Instill 100-200cc warmed fluids
  3. Clamp Foley and wait for foley temperature probe to begin to equilibrate 2-3 degrees celsius
  4. Drain bladder and repeat

Complications

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