Types and Benefits of Catheters

A urinary catheter is a hollow, partially flexible tube that collects urine from the bladder and directs it to a drainage bag. Urinary catheters come in many sizes and types. They can be made of: Rubber Plastic (PVC) Silicone Catheters are generally used when someone can’t empty their bladder. If the bladder isn’t emptied, urine can build-up and lead…