Urology

Gain insight into urology products such as catheters and read stories about urological health and other bladder related topics.

March 19, 2020 | Urology

Continence Management at Camp and Sleepovers for Children With Spina Bifida

Bowel and bladder management can be distressing for a child with Spina Bifida. Staying clean is important to the child’s skin and well-being, as well as social acceptance. But what happens when that child is out of their home or typical environment overnight?

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February 27, 2020 | Urology

Urological Supplies on Etsy

Looking for a way to make your catheter tubing or urine-collection bags discrete or, on the other hand, add a little pizazz to them? Etsy has the answer.

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February 17, 2020 | Urology

Instructions for Women to Self-Cath

If a woman needs assistance with self-catheterization, there are places they can turn. For one, they can visit https://www.saintlukeskc.org/health-library/discharge-instructions-self-catheterization-women.

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January 2, 2020 | Urology

Common questions about catheter-associated urinary tract infections (CAUTI)

A catheter-associated urinary tract infection, or CAUTI, occurs when germs (usually bacteria) enter the urinary tract through a urinary catheter and cause infection. CAUTIs increase the rates of morbidity and mortality, and also affect healthcare costs and lengths of stay in healthcare facilities.

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December 27, 2019 | Urology

Intermittent Catheterization: Knowing The Basics

Millions of Americans live with neurogenic bladders and have issues controlling their bladder, according to the Urology Care Foundation. Many, adults and children alike, use intermittent catheterization to help manage their conditions and maintain their lifestyles.

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December 2, 2019 | Urology

Signs A Child Has a UTI

When someone develops a urinary tract infection (UTI), the linings of the bladder, urethra, ureter and kidneys may become red and swollen. While some older children might complain of pain in the low stomach area or back, many also will cry when they urinate, complain that it hurts to urinate or pass only a few drops.

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September 25, 2019 | Urology

Experiences with self-cathing

Teenagers and young adults unable to properly empty their bladder who use clean intermittent catheterization (CIC) don’t want to feel alone. So, the Boston Children’s Hospital’s departments of urology and psychology created something called the Self-Cathing Experience Journal.

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September 25, 2019 | Urology

Understanding Urological Care of Children with Spina Bifida

Urology for children with Spina Bifida has changed, and is now less reactive to incontinence issues. The emphasis today is on early catherization and preventive treatment to preserve both kidney and bladder function.

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