Straight Tipped Catheters

Posted on Apr 09, 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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Steps to Insert an IV

Posted on May 03, 2016 by Ayush Henry

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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All You Need to Know About Catheter Tips

Posted on Aug 14, 2018 by Taikhum Sadiq

Catheters are hollow tubes made out of synthetic material and are used to drain fluids out of of the body or administer liquid medication to the body. They are long tubes, that are either inserted within the body via surgery or via orifices such as the mouth, nose, ears, etc. Different catheters have different types of tips depending on the use of the catheter and the organ that it will work on.

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Choosing the Right Sized Catheter

Posted on Oct 29, 2020 by Taikhum Sadiq

At Shop Catheters, we have categorized tables for accurate FR sizes for each catheter so that you can comfortably choose the right size.

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