Category Archives: Catheters

Resources for Cathing Your Child

At Patient Care Medical, our Pediatric Care Department aims to ease the fears of families like yours that have been told your child needs to catheterize. We will help you adjust to this new way of life with one-of-a-kind educational materials and fun activities for your child. Through our Pediatric Care materials, children can learn […]

Does My Insurance Cover Catheters?

Without health insurance, single-use medical supplies, such as intermittent catheters, can be expensive. If your doctor has recommended intermittent catheterization, you may be concerned about how you’re going to afford catheters. Luckily, your health insurance plan may be able to cover a portion or the entire cost of your catheters and catheter supplies. To learn […]

The Risks of Reusing Catheters

As in other cases with reusing single-use devices, reusing catheters that have already been used once or multiple times comes with risks and dangers to health and safety for any individual. Sterile catheters are classified as single-use devices (SUD). The Food and Drug Administration (FDA) states that a single-use device, also referred to as a […]

Coloplast Catheters

Coloplast is a company that creates urinary catheters along with other urological medical devices. Coloplast Catheters offers a wide variety of urological care such as SpeediCath Flex coude, SpeediCath Compact Set, SpeediCath Compact Female, SpeediCath Compact Male, SpeediCath, Self-Cath, Self-Cath Plus, and Self-Cath Closed System. Coloplast catheters understands the stigma that may or may not […]

What is a urinary catheter?

Catheters are thin, hollow tubes that certain people use who need help with urinary leakage, have problems urinating, have recently had a surgery that made using a catheter necessary, have medical conditions such as multiple sclerosis, spinal cord injury or dementia, or have problems with their prostate or genitals. Catheters come in many different sizes, […]