Archive | December, 2010


Those that have been fitted with an indwelling urinary catheter – which essentially means it is there for long term use – need to take particular care of the device – which are classified as medical supplies – in order to ensure it continues functioning correctly and does not result in other health complications such as infections. Here we offer some practical tips for caring for your indwelling urinary catheter.



Finding Catheter Supplies

You just had surgery and now are experience urinary incontinence.  It is not exactly pleasant but, for now, that is how things are going to be.  There is nothing to be embarrassed about, but you do need to be able to find a consistent supply of quality catheter supplies.  At one time you would be going to the store, but you know that you can buy various medical supplies from an online source now and are going to take advantage of it.  After all, just because your body is not in perfect shape, that does not mean that you are ready to just sit around and do nothing.

The world is out there.  With the right catheter supplies, there is nothing you cannot do.  You can still get out and see the world; you just need to do a little bit more advance planning then normal.  A non-invasive catheter, such as a condom catheter for a man, and a portable and discrete pee bag that can be attached to a Foley catheter holder, or something like that, so that things stay where they should, and off you go.  Go holiday shopping; go see a movie; go for a long walk; all of those and more are now open to you to do. (more…)