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Straight vs Coudé Catheters

Straight and Coudé Catheters One step in finding the right catheter for you is deciding between straight and coudé catheters. Depending on your body, one may work better for you than the other. It’s important to note that the tip is the only difference between the two, which is either straight or curved (coudé) on […]

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Top 5 Healthy Self-Catheterization Tips

Top 5 Healthy Self-Catheterization Tips Clean self-catheterization is regularly practised by people with urinary retention, neurogenic bladder, or who have undergone urinary diversion surgeries.Although intermittent catheters give people with bladder dysfunctions greater mobility and independence, it is still associated with complications such as CAUTI (catheter-associated UTI), hematuria, and urethral stricture.To help you minimize your chance […]

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7 Ways To Prevent CAUTIs When Traveling

7 Ways To Prevent CAUTIs When Traveling Travelling can be stressful for those who regularly self-catheterize. What if you can’t find bathrooms and hand-washing stations? What if you get a CAUTI (catheter-associated UTI) on the road and can’t access medical care quickly? This article talks about 7 ways to prevent CAUTI while travelling for people who use […]

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