Drainage Bag

Urine Drainage Bag is designed to collect and store the urine that comes out of the catheter. It can either be a smaller leg bag that is ideal for daytime or a larger bedside bag that is suitable for night use. There are also nephrostomy drainage bags that collect the urine directly from kidney, belly bags that are wrapped around the abdomen and chest drainage systems that drain the fluid built up due to pleural effusion. Urine drainage bags with urine meters help in monitoring the urine output. Our user-friendly drainage bags are available in both disposable and reusable bag varieties. Brands like Kendall, Dispoz-A-Bag, Asept, Rusch and Conveen are featured here at unbelievable prices!

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What is Drainage Bag?

Urinary bag is designed to collect and store the urine that comes out of the catheter. It can either be a smaller leg bag that is ideal for daytime or a larger bedside bag that is suitable for night use. There are also nephrostomy drainage bags that collect the urine directly from kidney, belly bags that are wrapped around the abdomen and chest drainage systems that drain the fluid built up due to pleural effusion. Urine bags with urine meters help in monitoring the urine output. Our user-friendly drainage bags are available in both disposable and reusable bag varieties.

 

Types of Urinary Drainage Bags:

 

1.Urine Leg Bags : Urine leg bags temporarily store urine in case of urinary retention, urinary incontinence, or surgery. They are smaller in size and capacity than bedside drainage bags. Leg bags are ideal for daily use and allow for easy movements. They can be discreetly worn under the clothing, maintaining the dignity of users when they go out.

2.Bedside Drainage Bags: Bedside drainage bags have a large capacity to assist users with limited mobility throughout the night. They are kept away from the body and attached to a bed or wheelchair. Bedside drainage bags are generally connected to the Foley indwelling catheters.

 

3.Nephrostomy Drainage Bags : Nephrostomy drainage bags are designed to collect urine drained from the kidney via a nephrostomy catheter. They usually feature a Luer lock adapter for secure connection and an anti-reflux valve to prevent urine backflow.

 

Other Urological Supplies

 

Urine Meters: Urine drainage bags with urine meters help in measuring the urine output. They are generally used for critically ill patients or post-surgical procedures, and they come with accurate graduations for proper monitoring of urine.

 

Belly Bags: Belly bags are preferred by individuals who do not want to use a leg bag, and they help store biliary or nephrostomy drainage. As the name suggests, belly bags are wrapped around the belly and allow for easy movements throughout the day.

 

 

Chest Drainage Systems : Chest drainage systems are used to drain the unusual amounts of fluid that get collected around the lungs. The collection of fluid around the lungs is called pleural effusion.

 

 

Leg Bag Accessories : Leg bag accessories include products that make the experience of wearing a leg bag more comfortable. They have leg bag straps, covers, holders, etc., to conveniently hold the urine drainage bag in place.

 

 

Drainage Bag Accessories : Drainage bag accessories include the products that help in the better management of a urinary drainage bag. To conveniently store the bag and excess tubing, they have a urine bag hanger, urine collection bag holder, etc.

 

 

Drainage Bags FAQs:

 

1.How to Empty your Urinary Bag?

  • To empty your leg bag, follow these steps: 
  • Wash your hands thoroughly. 
  • Keep it below your hip or bladder. 
  • Place the urine bag over the toilet or in the special container provided by your doctor. 
  • Open the bags spout and empty it into the toilet. 
  • Do not allow the leg bag to come into contact with the rim of the bathroom. 
  • Wash the spout with rubbing alcohol and a cotton ball or gauze. 
  • Close the tap firmly. 
  • Reattach it to your leg. 
  • Wash your hands once more.
 

2.How to clean your Urine Collection Bag?

  • Clean your hands completely. 
  • Disconnect the tube from the urinary bag. Attach the tube to a new leg bag. 
  • Clean the used bag by filling it with a solution of 2 parts white vinegar and three parts water. Or, you can use one tablespoon (15 mille liters) of chlorine bleach mixed with about a half-cup (120 millilitres) of water. 
  • Seal the urine collection bag with the cleaning liquid in it. Shake the leg bag a little. 
  • Let the urine bag dip in this solution for 20 minutes. 
  • Hang the pee bag to dry with the bottom spout hanging down.
 

3.When to Consult a Doctor?

The most obvious problem for people with an indwelling urinary catheter is a urinary tract infection.

If you notice any of these things, contact your doctor:

  • Pain in the sides or lower back. 
  • Urine has a bad odor, is cloudy, or is a different color. 
  • Fever or chills. 
  • Feeling tired. 
  • A burning sensation in your bladder.

Where to buy Drainage Bags online?

You can buy a range of drainage bags at shopcatheters.com. Our collection includes brands like Bard,Urocare,Covidien and many more.

 

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