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.
At this web page, a woman interested in self-cathing can find steps to do so, including:
• Gathering supplies
• Getting ready
• Emptying the bladder
• Catheter care
• Follow-up care
• Getting tips on if – or when – to call a healthcare provider
The site, which is run by Saint Luke’s, also features useful diagrams and illustrations to assist with the process.
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