Reuse of urinary catheters poses a potential safety concern

July 14, 2020

Newly published data shows that multiple-reuse catheters pose a potential safety concern for people practicing intermittent catheterization


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Topics: Catheter-associated UTI (CAUTI), Intermittent Catheterization

Which bladder management method is best for Urinary Tract Infection prevention

April 14, 2020

Given the great variability in the definitions used to diagnose Urinary Tract Infection (UTI), this review will aid in providing an overview of the joint clinical evidence between the different bladder management methods with regard to UTI risk.

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Topics: Urinary Tract Infection (UTI), Catheter-associated UTI (CAUTI), Bladder management, Intermittent Catheterization

10% of the patients account for 50% of the cost

April 8, 2020

Infections and urethral trauma are not only painful side affects for catheter users, it is also costly. Preventive efforts directed to the right patients could make a big difference. But who exactly are the right patients?

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Topics: Health Economy, Intermittent Catheterization

Patients require catheters that reduce the number of urinary tract infections

April 1, 2020

Urinary tract infection (UTI) can be a common complication of intermittent catheterization. This study was conducted to determine how important it is to catheter users to avoid UTIs and other complications.

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Topics: Health Economy, Intermittent Catheterization

Willingness-to-pay for intermittent urinary catheters

March 25, 2020

Satisfaction with catheter type among patients using urinary catheters may vary, but it is hard to measure satisfaction and convenience with conventional methods. Instead, a willingness-to-pay approach may yield insights.

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Topics: Health Economy, Intermittent Catheterization