What is a dialysis canon catheter?

Answer Cannon catheters offer long-term vascular access for dialysis treatment. They benefit patients because accessing veins for dialysis can be painful and take months to achieve, but they are prone to ... Read More »

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What would happen if I pulled my catheter out?

What is the most effective measurement of catheter-related bloodstream infections?

On One Hand: Blood Cultures SuperiorBlood culture testing is the most effective method for measuring catheter-related bloodstream infections. Research performed by Siegman-Igra, et al, demonstrate... Read More »

I found medical tape and catheter lube in my car left by my husband. What is he using it for?

My first guess would be that he has to use a catheter, and for whatever reason, he hasn't told you. People do strange things, and he may be using it to give himself an alcohol enema. That is someth... Read More »

How to Insert a Catheter?

Catheter insertion is a medical procedure that empties the bladder of urine. A catheter is often inserted during specific types of surgery. Doctors also use this procedure to diagnose genitourinary... Read More »