US study: Health benefits and cost-savings using hydrophilic catheters

Sep 22, 2020 8:11:53 AM

According to recently published US study as many as 18 complications can be avoided from the age of 40 until death when using hydrophilic catheters instead of non-coated catheters. This translates into savings of almost $10,000 per patient.

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Topics: Catheterisation, Self-catheterisation, Health Economics

Reuse of urinary catheters poses a potential safety concern

Jul 31, 2020 8:50:00 AM

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

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Topics: Catheterisation, ISC, Self-catheterisation

Introducing Wellspect Wizard

Nov 27, 2019 9:30:00 AM

A new and convenient way to view LoFric clinical evidence.

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Topics: Scientific Papers, Catheterisation, Clinical Studies, ISC, UTI

Does catheter choice matter? Three key features for better adherence

Jan 29, 2019 2:04:11 PM

Intermittent catheterisation is a therapy that comes with many barriers. Barriers sometimes prevent practicing intermittent catheterisation accurately and as a result the positive outcomes are lost.

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Topics: Scientific Papers, Catheterisation, Clinical Studies, Bladder Management, SCi, Science Alert, ISC, Continence, UTI

Science Alert: Bladder Function – Important But Not A Given For Everyone

May 8, 2018 11:47:00 AM

As a part of our urinary system, the bladder is responsible for many important body functions, such as waste elimination and blood regulation. A functioning bladder should be able to both store and void urine. However, sometimes this functionality is interrupted by damage.

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Topics: Scientific Papers, Catheterisation, Clinical Studies, Bladder Management, SCi, Spinal injury, Spinal Cord Injury, Science Alert, ISC, Continence