How Do You Size a Male External Catheter?

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Articles, Male Urine Management

How do you size a male external catheter/are there different sizes? MALE EXTERNAL CATHETERS Male external catheters are significantly less invasive and have easier catheterization than internal urinary catheters (which drain urine from the bladder by a tube inserted through the urethra). These are latex or rubber shells that encase the tip of the penile […]

HELP WANTED!!! – Condom Catheters Need Not Apply

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Articles, Male Urine Management

Amanda Linneman RN, BSN Clinical Program Manager – ConSure Medical Wow! Nurse ingenuity is amazing. When our patient faces an ailment, we go out of our way to become their advocate. When our medical center/place of work faces a challenge nurses come together, brainstorm while changing linens, discuss policy changes over lunch, investigate what’s working […]

What Are the Best Male External Catheters?

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Articles, Male Urine Management

Urinary Catheters are required to adequately manage urinary output and reduce the risk of infections, and other possible clinical adverse events such as Incontinence Associated Dermatitis (IAD), Catheter Associated Urinary Tract Infection, Acute Kidney Injury (AKI) etc – occurring due to inadequate UI management. Urinary catheters are broadly classified into three categories- Indwelling catheters– An […]

Incontinence from an RN Perspective

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Articles, Female Urine Management, Male Urine Management, Stool Management

By Amanda Linneman RN, BSN Clinical Team Manager Consure Medical Incontinence is the inability of the body to control the evacuative functions of urination or defecation, a partial or complete loss of bladder or bowel control. To me, incontinence is so much more. Incontinence is embarrassment, shame, the fear of sneezing or laughing aloud in […]