Discount Catheters Glossary
- Benzalkonium chloride (BZK)
An antimicrobial solution used for cleansing the urethral opening prior to inserting an intermittent catheter. Does not stain skin or clothing.
A collapsible balloon-like muscular organ that lies in the pelvis and functions to store and expel urine.
- Bladder catheterization
A procedure in which a catheter is passed through the urethra or stoma into the bladder, usually for the purpose of draining urine.
- Bladder control
The ability to control urination.
- Bladder diary
A printed or electronic form to keep track of when one urinates or leaks urine.