Important Aspects to Consider for Reducing Risks of UTIs in Catheter Users

Important aspects to consider for reducing risks of UTIs in catheter users

Intermittent catheterisation is the gold standard for bladder management, however there is an increased risk for urinary tract infections (UTIs) compared to natural bladder emptying. To help avoid getting UTIs there are special catheter requirements to consider, and not all catheters are the same.

Watch this short, descriptive animation demonstrating the optimal conditions for gentle and successful catheterisation to avoid complications such as UTIs.