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Inserting Hydrophilic Catheters

Hydrophilic catheters are manufactured with a ‘water-loving’ coating so they arrive ready to use. It... read more ...

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Tips for Proper Urinary Catheter Care

Urinary catheters are used to drain the bladder. Your doctor may recommend it a myriad of reasons su... read more ...

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How to Effectively Obtain Urine Samples

Urine Samples are useful for diagnosing medical conditions that can be determined by testing a perso... read more ...

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Peristeen

The Peristeen rectal catheter is the latest solution to fecal incontinence by Coloplast. It allows ... read more ...

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Urinary Catheterization Methods

In this article we will address the topic of urinary catheterization, its indicators, possible diffi... read more ...

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A New Catheter that Fights Bacteria Films

A team of Duke University scientists are in trial phases of a new catheter that is able to eliminate... read more ...

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Noninvasive Transcutaneous Electrical Stimulation in the Management of an Over-active Bladder

Overactive bladder (OAB) syndrome is a disorder... read more ...

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Catheter Irrigation

In an effort to prevent formation of urine stones. If need be, acetic acid, renacidin or Solution G ... read more ...

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Cleanliness During Self-Intermittent Catheterization

The word intermittent refers to sporadic or irregular frequency, in this case, of self catheterizati... read more ...

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Catheter Insertion Tips for Women

Some women who self-catheterize often times encounter difficulties in comfortably doing so. Certain ... read more ...

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Cardiac Catheterization

Cardiac Catheterization is a procedure that is used as a diagnostic option for many cardiovascular c... read more ...

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Suprabic Cystostomy and Urethral Catheterization

For many years the routine was to use urethral catheterization for bladder drainage in patients with... read more ...

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Bladder Cancer: Grading and Identifying each Stage

Staging and grading cancer allows the medical professional to understand the different types, locati... read more ...

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The Urological Machine

The urinary system is network of organs that work together in harmony to keep your body free of wast... read more ...

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Kegel Exercises

Kegel are exercises that strengthen the pelvic floor (better referred to as levator ani) muscles wh... read more ...

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Ileal Orthotopic Neobladder – A New Reservoir

For about thirty years now, Urinary tract reconstruction has been a popular procedure for patients u... read more ...

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Neurogenic Bladder

Our bladders are controlled by ramified peripheral nerves that originate in the spinal cord. If ther... read more ...

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Understanding Foley Catheters

A Foley catheter is one of the devices used in the management of some urinary disorders affecting bo... read more ...

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Foley Catheterization in Women

Aims of this guideline: Standardization of urinary catheterization, Reduce risk of catheter associat... read more ...

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Instructions For Using Foley Catheters in Males

Another name for an indwelling catheter is a Foley catheter which is popularly referred to as just... read more ...

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Preventing Catheter-Related Urinary Tract Infections

It is common practice to insert a Foley catheter in almost all patients seen at the emergency depart... read more ...

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Technological Advances Deterring Catheter-Associated Urinary Tract Infections (CAUTI)

About 5 million urinary catheters are placed each year in all healthcare providing centers. As such,... read more ...

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Caring for Urine Drainage and Leg Bags

Being free of complications from many urological conditions is attainable by anyone. As we weave... read more ...

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Physiology of the Urinary System

You have two kidneys located just below the last rib anterior to the middle of your back. Place your... read more ...

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Bladder Training After Suprapubic Catheter Use

A suprapubic urinary catheter is used for draining urine when... read more ...

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Understanding Urinary Catheter Basics

Urinary Catheter sizes are based on a system called the French... read more ...

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Suprapubic Catheterization After Bladder Surgery

It is a standard urinary catheter that instead of draining urine through... read more ...

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Urinary Catheters and Urinary Tract Infections

Urethral catheterization increases chances of urinary tract infections. Since... read more ...

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Types of Urinary Incontinence

There are many causes leading to incontinence, and to manage them properly... read more ...

Conditions

Blood in the Urine

The presence of blood in your urine, no matter how little, can be a frightening... read more ...

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Enlarged Prostate or Benign Prostate Hyperplasia (BPH)

The prostate is a gland located at the junction between the male bladder and urethra... read more ...

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Men Intermittent Self-Catheterization

There are many causes leading to incontinence, and... read more ...

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Problems with Intermittent Self-Catheterization

Intermittent Self-Catheterization (ISC) is the method of choice to deal with incomplete or non-empty... read more ...

Conditions

Understanding Interstitial Cystitis

Interstitial Cystitis (IC) is a continuously present and complicated disorder involving the... read more ...

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Urethral Stricture

Urethral stricture refers to a contraction of the urethral space resulting from poor... read more ...

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Appropriate Foley Catheter Use

In the past, it was mainly acute and chronically ill patients in all types of... read more ...

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