January 2017

Guide to Intermittent Urinary Catheters
What Are the Different Kinds of Intermittent Urinary Catheters?
Coude Catheter - a catheter that has a bent tip for ease of insertion, the angle of the bend can vary
Coude Olive Tip Catheter - a type of coude tip catheter that has a slight bent tip with a rounded balled tip for insertion around an enlarged prostate or strictures [More]

What is Medical Tape?
What is Medical Tape?
Medical tape is an adhesive tape that is specifically designed to be used directly on skin to hold wound bandages or other first aid or medical appliances in place. Medical tape needs to be skin safe, easy to use, and strong enough to work well when skin is moving, bending, or damp. There are many styles of medical tape that can be used in a variety or situations. 3M has many different kinds of medical tape, here is the link to a more complete guide to 3M medical tape. [More]

What is Calmoseptine Ointment Skin Barrier Banner?
Calmoseptine was created over 80 years ago by a pharmacist as a diaper rash ointment for infants. Since that time Calmoseptine has been found to help alleviate the symptoms of many different conditions. Calmoseptine is available in different size tubes as well as a jar but the contents are all the same, the different containers are just personal preference. It is a skin barrier ointment that is available over the counter, without a prescription, from online medical supply companies. A skin protectant or skin barrier ointment is a product that temporarily protects injured or exposed skin surfaces from harmful irritants while providing relief to the area in question. What is Calmoseptine? [More]