About the Author: Razia Sanwari

Razia Sanwari

Razia Sanwari is a journalist by profession with more than 20 years of experience in the print media. With Masters in English Language and Literature, Razia began her career as a junior sub-editor in a Kolkata English language daily and since has worked with leading dailies in India and the Middle East with senior positions in the editing department. She has a passion for editing and her strength includes writing and copy editing. Razia’s forte lies in health and fitness articles, travel writing and stories for children and she is also an active blogger. She is currently the Consulting Editor for Health Products For You.

Razia Sanwari's Articles

Catheters Which One To Buy… Disposable or Reusable?

Posted on Jan 28, 2015 by Razia Sanwari

Reusing something maybe a smart way to save money and be eco-friendly but would this principle apply to medical devices too? Unless clearly specified as reusable, it is an absolute no-no, especially so with SUDs or single-use devices.

Read more

Posted in Urological Care

CAUTI – Woes of Catheters

Posted on Dec 26, 2014 by Razia Sanwari

A health condition or a surgical procedure necessitates the use of a catheter but unfortunately, while it works to improve the functioning of the urinary bladder, it may also work to bring on some health woes. And primarily among them is UTI, or urinary tract infection.

Read more

Catheters and Types

Posted on Dec 10, 2014 by Razia Sanwari

There are different kinds of catheters – intermittent catheter, indwelling/Foley catheter, external/condom catheter. Suprapubic catheterization is an option, too.

Read more

Posted in Urological Care

Catheters and Size

Posted on Dec 10, 2014 by Razia Sanwari

Buying a catheter involves determining the right catheter size in terms of length and diameter. This will ensure greater efficiency and less personal trauma.

Read more

Posted in Foley/Indwelling Catheters

Urinary Catheters - Silicone versus Latex

Posted on Nov 17, 2014 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.

Read more

Posted in Silicone Catheter

Catheters and their Making

Posted on Nov 07, 2014 by Razia Sanwari

The history of urinary catheters takes them back into centuries with the first catheter being made of reeds. Today, silicone catheters are most commonly used.

Read more

Caring for Your Catheter

Posted on Jul 11, 2014 by Razia Sanwari

Catheter care is important to prevent infections, complications and maintaining overall good health. Ensure care during cleaning and changing your catheter.

Read more