View Full Version : Straight cath
06-07-2004, 05:58 PM
my baby has a trach and a vent and she also needs to be staight cath does anybody do this if so how do yo wash the catheter? thanks
06-08-2004, 03:41 PM
My son Jimmy has been cathed for the past two years. We have never had to wash the catheters as the insurance has provided 120 per month. I would push your insurance for this as it will help to cut down on the amount of UTI's. Your child will still get UTI's due to the fact of being cathed several times a day.
Anne, mom to Jimmy (4) Infantile Axonal Neuropathy, trach, vent dependent, g-tube and spinal fusion with growth rods.
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