SCI Health 101: How to Prevent UTIs and Bladder Cancer
Duette™ Makes Top 100 Infection Control Products for 2018
January 20, 2017 – Tampa General Study Finds Duette™ Lowers Infectious Risk
A recent study performed by researchers at Tampa General Hospital's neuroscience intensive care unit concluded that use of Duette™ urinary catheters, as opposed to traditional Foley catheters, has a lower infectious risk for those requiring indwelling bladder drainage.... Read More.
March 9th, 2016 – Duette™ Studies Demonstrate Reduction of “Foley Catheter Associated Adverse Events”, CAUTI
Patients and healthcare professionals using the Duette™ catheter have and continue to report reductions in the entire spectrum of “Foley catheter associated adverse events” including CAUTI, and they also reported increased comfort...... Read More.
September 11th, 2015 – How Foley Catheter Harms the Bladder: New Multimedia White Paper
A new multimedia white paper for clinicians outlines infection-control issues associated with the traditional Foley urinary catheter. Using text, clinical videos and photos taken insider the bladder, the clinical white paper is believed to be the first multimedia presentation of its kind on CAUTIs. It was authored by a urologist and critical care clinical nurse specialist.... Read More.
July 29th, 2015 – CAUTI Survey of Infection Control Experts Shows Shortcomings of Foley Catheter
Results of a national survey of infection control experts highlight the shortcomings of the widely used Foley urinary catheter. The new findings may help explain why catheter-associated urinary tract infections (CAUTIs) have become...... Read More.