Benefits of Intermittent Catheterization

Posted on Aug 31, 2016 by

Intermittent catheterization is very user friendly. This catheterization allows the patient to empty the bladder several times a day. For the same reason it is inserted only when required. Intermittent catheters are pre-lubricated and is inserted via urethra.

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Pessary And Prolapse

Posted on Aug 29, 2016 by

A vaginal pessary is an effective and removable device designed to manage pelvic organ prolapse without surgery. It is also used to treat stress urinary incontinence, retroverted uterus, cystocele and rectocele. Pessary may be the best choice for a young woman who:

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Choosing the Right Catheter

Posted on Aug 29, 2016 by

The main use of catheter is to remove fluids from bladder. They are specifically used when the patients cannot urinate by themselves. Catheters are generally used if there is injury to bladder or urethra and for people suffering from urinary incontinence. The use of catheter is not limited to these symptoms. Catheters can also be used in cases such as

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External Catheter: Tips

Posted on May 28, 2016 by

One of the best solutions for men suffering from urology related problem is a male external catheter. Condom/External catheters are just like a condom with the end cut off that is attached to a drainage tube and collecting bag away from the body. You may need to try different types before finding the one that fits you best and to get the most wearing time from it.

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Complete Guide to Using External Catheter

Posted on May 23, 2016 by

External Catheters commonly referred to as condom catheters are used by men to treat urinary incontinence. It covers the penis with an opening at the end that extends to the connection with a drainage bag. It is important to fit the catheter well in both diameter and length. Improper fitting can cause leakage and skin irritation.

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Steps to Insert an IV

Posted on May 17, 2016 by

IV stands for intravenous that is giving medicines or fluids through a needle or tube (catheter) which directly goes into a vein. The needle is usually placed in a vein near the elbow, the wrist, or on the back of the hand.

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Water Loving Catheters

Posted on May 06, 2016 by Taikhum Sadiq

Coated catheters or hydrophilic catheters were introduced to reduce long-term urethral complications. They are more preferable to a standard catheter. Hydrophilic catheters coated along the entire length with a hydrophilic polymer, usually polyvinyl-pyrrolidone (PVP) and same with sodium chloride.

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Urinary Catheters - Silicone versus Latex

Posted on May 06, 2016 by Razia Sanwari

Urinary catheters are available in a large variety of sizes, materials and types. Selection of the kind of catheter to be used by the patient has to be made keeping in mind several factors such as medical need, expected period of use (whether short-term or long-term), personal choice and what are the risks involved in terms of infection.

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Straight Tipped Catheters

Posted on May 05, 2016 by Taikhum Sadiq

Straight tip catheters are tapered at the end so that they can pass smoothly through the urethra. They are the simplest form of intermittent catheters and are different from others just because of the shape of the tip. The rest of the features of this catheter depend on whether they are coated, non-coated, pre-lubricated catheters.

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Coo-Day Catheters

Posted on Apr 14, 2016 by Taikhum Sadiq

Coude catheters or curved tip catheters are just like the straight tip catheters, but the tip is curved inwards. In French Coude means bend or elbow. Coude tip catheters have a curved tip and they are usually prescribed when a patient has conditions that can make inserting a straight tip catheter difficult.

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