Latest Urinary catheterization Stories
Carolyn Cross, Chairman & CEO of Ondine Biomedical Inc.
Elderly women are at high risk for inappropriate urinary catheter utilization in emergency departments.
Urinary catheters are often left in place longer than needed, and new research shows that reminder systems that encourage hospital staff to remove catheters promptly can reduce the rate of catheter-associated urinary tract infections by 52 percent.
LAKE FOREST, Ill., July 13 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- Hospira, Inc.
BOTHELL, Wash., Dec. 16 /PRNewswire/ -- VerathonÂ®, maker of BladderScanÂ® bladder volume instruments is pleased to announce that portable bladder volume ultrasound is now included in the new 2009 CDC guidelines for the Prevention of Catheter-Associated Urinary Tract Infections (CA-UTIs).
HICKORY, N.C., Oct. 26 /PRNewswire/ -- The future of urinary catheter care has arrived. ProtekMed has launched the Tru-flo(TM) urinary catheter valve, an innovative and economical alternative to the standard tube and bag system prescribed by most urologists today.
VANCOUVER, British Columbia, Sept.
STEWARTVILLE, Minn., Dec. 18 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- Rochester Medical Corporation (Nasdaq: ROCM) today announced the introduction of Magic3(TM), its new line of intermittent urinary catheters.
BOTHELL, Wash., Sept. 29 /PRNewswire/ -- Verathon(R) is pleased to offer a free Infection Prevention Information Kit designed to help hospitals implement strategies to reduce catheter-associated urinary tract infections (CA-UTIs).
People using intermittent catheters no longer need to re-use their catheters due to a new Medicare policy effective April 1, 2008.
Cystoscopy is a medical procedure to explore the bladder with a cytoscope, a small camera with magnification. The bladder is accessed by the cytoscope through the urethra. This procedure is used as a diagnostic tool for the medical provider. Reasons for Procedure There are several complaints from patients that would make this procedure a consideration of the medical provider. Patients that present with chronic urinary tract infections, decrease in bladder control, abnormal urine...