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This 13-minute video describes adult female self-catheterization to completely empty the bladder on a regular schedule. Preparation of supplies, catheter disinfecting procedure and demonstration of catheterization procedure are included. Guidelines on fluid intake, accommodating travel, and when to call a physician or other health care provider for consultation are reviewed in the video.
The features and benefits of this instructional video include:
Benefits of This Video to Your Patient
The process of self-catheterization can be daunting and frightening to the patient who must perform the procedure on herself. This video provides the information she needs in a manner that is proven to be successful in teaching the procedure to patients.
It offers step-by-step instructions that are clearly and concisely demonstrated. The narrative is coupled with and supported by professionally produced video.
The video reviews a detailed list of supplies necessary and how to keep them clean and sanitized for safe use. Included is a summary of guidelines to follow and when it is appropriate to consult a professional health care provider for further assistance and support.
Give your patient the knowledge and confidence needed to do this procedure by herself. This video will show her how.
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