Knowledge intermittent catheters

Questions and answers about intermittent self-catheterisation: What is intermittent catheterisation? What do I need to know about intermittent catheterisation?

The ideal bladder catheter – our goal

What does the ideal bladder catheter look like? Which features does the ideal urinary catheter need? There are a huge number of different single-use catheters on the market today to choose from.

What is intermittent catheterisation?

Intermittent catheterisation is the repeated drainage of the bladder through a thin disposable catheter. It´s a simple method of draining the bladder gently and without causing damaging pressure.

What do I need to know about intermittent catheterisation?

We would like to give you the security and confidence to start by sharing with you essential information, helpful recommendations and important tips to help you safely and competently self-catheterise.

How the bladder and the urinary system work

Everything we eat or drink first goes into the stomach. There it is digested and the blood then transports the nutrients through the body. Anything in the blood that the body no longer needs is sent through the kidneys.

Questions and answers about intermittent self-catheterisation

Compiled is a list of some of the most commonly asked questions from people like you who are new to ISC. The answers may help you to dispel uncertainty and worries, and increase your confidence about intermittent self-catheterisation.

When does the urinary system malfunction?

There are different reasons why the bladder may not be able to store or empty urine. Most frequently illness, injury or aging damage the function of the urinary system.

Tips for intermittent self-catheterisation while travelling

Being perfectly prepared for your next vacation as a Teleflex customer has two requirements: the Teleflex single-use catheter, that provides you the maximum of freedom and mobility and the Teleflex medical device pass.

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