Tagged with 'intermittent catheters'

The 15 Dos & Don'ts of Intermittent Catheters

Self-catheterization can be tricky, but with these tips you'll feel confident next time you need to use an intermittent catheter at home or on-the-go.

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How to Increase Catheter Comfort

When some individuals think of the word "catheter," oftentimes they associate it with pain. However, catheterization can and should be a comfortable solution for emptying your bladder. If you are experiencing any discomfort when inserting your urinary catheter, there are a few easy tips that you can implement to reduce discomfort.1. Picking the Right Type of Catheter

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The Differences Between Straight Tip and Coudé Tip Catheters

straight tip vs coude tip

When your doctor first prescribes an intermittent catheter, they will match you with the best type of catheter to suit your personal needs. There are many different types of catheters, and it may take trying a few different types before finding the one that is most comfortable and effective for your specific needs.

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Coloplast Catheters

Choosing the right medical products is almost universally a daunting task for both patients and their caregivers. In choosing the right catheter for you or your loved ones, one brand, in particular, stands apart as one of the industry leaders in patient outcomes and product quality, and that is Coloplast catheters.

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How to Use Intermittent Catheters in Public Restrooms

The process of adjusting to life with intermittent catheter use can be a major lifestyle adjustment for any patient, as well as their loved ones and caretakers. Though it can be a source of anxiety for patients, with proper preparation and education, catheterizing in public restrooms can be only marginally more difficult than doing so in the comfort of your own home.

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How To Insert a Catheter as a Woman

A common fear most people experience after a bladder dysfunction diagnosis is will I be able to cath myself? Fortunately, we have an expert is who is willing to share her experience learning to use a catheter.  Trudy Triumph is a blog from JoAnne Lake sharing her knowledge and support about neurogenic bladder and bowel. Her goal is to enable other women to release embarrassment and reclaim their lives.

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What Does Medicare Cover For Catheters?

With Medicare’s ever-changing guidelines for coverage and reimbursement, people often have trouble knowing the specifics of what is covered through their Medicare plan. This is particularly evident in continence care products, given the wide variety of catheters available. Whether you need an intermittent catheter, an external catheter, or a Foley catheter, Aeroflow Urology can assist you with all of your continence care needs.

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