July 2016

Coloplast SpeediCath Hydrophilic Catheters Benefits and Features
What are the Benefits of Coloplast SpeediCath Self-Lubricated Catheters?
Coloplast Compact Female Hydrophilic Intermittent Catheter Held in Hand Coloplast SpeediCath catheters have a special coating that makes the catheter easy to insert and remove. The coating is called "hydrophilic" and it is made of three elements. There is a base coating which helps make the coating uniform. The base coating is evenly distributed so even when you remove the catheter, the base coating doesn't rub off which makes the withdraw less traumatic on sensitive tissues. [More]

Which Antiseptic Wipes Should I Use?

What are Antiseptic Wipes?

Antiseptic Wipes are a convenient way of sterilizing the skin. Antiseptic wipes are a single use item that sanitizes skin without risk of cross contamination, unlike an entire bottle of potentially messy liquids. Each wipe is individually packaged making them easy to carry in a pocket, purse or inside even small first aid kits.
What are Antiseptic Wipes used for?
Antiseptic Wipes have a wide variety of uses. The short answer is, they are used for sterilizing. Antiseptic wipes kill germs and sanitize skin or whatever surface to which they are applied. Antiseptic wipes can be used to clean wounds, help perform a sterile catheter procedure, and prepare skin for surgery. They are a mainstay of home first aid kits and hospitals. [More]