Coloplast Catheters

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. Hydrophilic Catheters Coloplast is [...]

2019-02-14T14:59:18+00:00February 14th, 2019|

How To Increase Catheter Comfort

When the word catheter comes up, many people have a quick knee jerk reaction, thinking that the process is painful. When in reality, catheterization is an extremely comfortable solution for emptying your bladder. If you are experiencing any discomfort there are a few quick and easy tips to reduce pain, unless it’s a symptom of an underlying condition. [...]

2019-02-14T15:32:21+00:00February 8th, 2019|

Urinary Drainage Bag Care

Urinary drainage bags, like catheters themselves, are delicate pieces of medical equipment. Due to their intimate contact with equally delicate parts of the human body, very strict hygiene regiments need to be practiced when emptying, changing, or doing any other maintenance with them. Urinary Catheter Drainage Bag Care Importance of Drainage Bag Care For patients [...]

2019-02-14T15:30:47+00:00June 5th, 2018|

What is Purple Bag Syndrome, and How To Prevent It

If you see your urine turn purple in your urinary catheter bag, don't panic. While rare, purple urine bag syndrome is rare and easily preventable. Purple Bag Syndrome Purple Urine Bag Syndrome occurs in individuals on long-term urinary catheterization with an urinary tract infection. When certain types of bacteria cause a urinary tract infection, they can [...]

2019-02-14T14:53:19+00:00April 10th, 2018|

Catheter-Associated Urinary Tract Infections

Your content here! Preventing CAUTIs A urinary tract infection (UTI) is an infection that occurs within a part of the urinary system such as the kidneys, bladder, ureters, or urethra. Individuals using catheters have an increased chance of developing UTIs because of the increased possibility of bacteria entering the urethra during insertion. The threat of [...]

2019-02-14T14:39:28+00:00December 21st, 2017|

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 [...]

2019-02-14T14:50:09+00:00October 6th, 2017|